Transitional relationships

By |October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Transitional relationships: Definition: Those relationships which quickly follow a marriage or long relationship. Their purpose (often misunderstood) is to help a guy get back in the swing of things, realize all women are not the enemy, and experience again his [...]

Secret of a Long Marriage

By |October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

I spied a couple in a coffee shop holding hands who looked to be in their 80's. Intrigued, I asked how long they'd been married. He piped up: 62 years. Wow. What's your secret? He offered, The night of our [...]

Adjusting to stepparenting

By |October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

THERE WILL BE UPHEAVALS. From the beginning both parents in the newly combined family need to commit to working through whatever comes up between family members. On a regular basis hold meetings, or at meals, discuss new expectations of the [...]

Anger and the Law

By |October 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Anger can be destructive, not only emotionally, but can easily leak into the legal aspects of divorce proceedings. If one spouse is taking advantage of the other during legal proceedings, then "legal justice” can displace "fundamental fairness”. "Legal justice" can [...]

Marriage Mentoring

By |October 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|

I have a friend, around 35, who was talking about how he gets good support for his marriage. Smarter than most of my generation, including me, they have found older friends to act as Marriage Mentors. He can be honest [...]

Information you don’t need

By |October 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|

A thirty year old newlywed said to me: I really hope I don’t need this information (from Duct Taped Heart and this blog), but I know plenty of guys who need it NOW, and I am glad it is out [...]

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