Five Tools to Help You Avoid Drama at Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means that many of us will be spending time with extended family and friends. This can be a cause of joy, but to speak frankly, it can also be a cause of irritation. The election season has taken a toll on our hearts and minds, and the thought of a… Read more »

The Five Misconceptions that are Ruining Your Sex Life

Do you believe that mind-blowing sex is something that happens naturally or something that requires effort? If it is the former, your sex life might suffer as a result. In fact, new research shows that people who believe in ‘sexual destiny’ (the idea that passionate, fulfilling sex happens of its own accord) are more likely… Read more »

How To Create Peace In A Country At War

Are you suffering from the post-election blues? Whether you are dejected that your candidate lost or angered that so many people are protesting the President-elect, this election season has been difficult for all of us. In this time of divisiveness and dissent, it can be hard to feel connected to one another. It can also… Read more »

The Introvert’s Survival Guide

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Introverts are those who get energy from spending time alone, those who ‘recharge’ with a good book, quiet time in nature, or solo activities like writing or drawing. On the other hand, extroverts crave time with other people, and a party or a concert makes them alive and… Read more »

An Open Letter to Men on How to Love a Woman

Dear Man, I know you love her and desperately want her to feel how much you love her.  You want connection as much as she does. And, most of all, you want to feel like you are doing a good job in the relationship and as a mate. Here’s my promise. If you put your… Read more »

Consent for Kids: Short New Video is a Must-Watch for Kids and Parents

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As you all have certainly heard by now, recently leaked audio tape reveals presidential candidate Donald Trump bragging about grabbing women by their genitals. Regardless of who you are voting for or whether you believe Trump’s version of events, the audio has sparked a national conversation about consent. This is the silver lining of the… Read more »

Can Great Sex Make You Believe in God?

Have you ever enjoyed sex that was so good it felt like a spiritual experience? Have you ever felt so connected and at one with your partner that your sexual activity actually felt…sacred, holy, and even transcendental? If you are like most people, the idea of sexuality and spirituality being connected is strange and even… Read more »

Why Men Never Get Compliments–and Why That Needs to Change

Men, when is the last time that you received a compliment? Pause for a minute and really think: When is the last time that someone appreciated something about you, be it your appearance, your job performance, your parenting or even just your grill technique? Now, women ask yourselves the same question. I bet you are… Read more »

What to Do When Your Kids Have a Bad Day at School

We have all been there. It’s pickup time after school and your kid is walking out of the school with their backpack. Even before they get in the car, you can tell something is wrong. Their face is crumpled in a sour expression. They don’t smile or wave at you like usual. Instantly, your stomach… Read more »

The Top 5 Facebook Behaviors to Avoid at all Costs

Comparison is the thief of joy. Franklin Roosevelt What role does Facebook play in your life? If you’re like most people, it has a starring role. The average person spends nearly two hours on their social media accounts each day. Not only can Facebook be addictive, but it can also put your relationship in jeopardy–Believe… Read more »