Birthday Shuffle V - Day 3 - Cold Hearted

It's always sad to lose a friendship, and worse when it's over something stupid like a man.   I went to college in San Diego, and I had a close circle of friends;  in particular, two friends that I had made while living in the residence halls....more
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8 Things You Should Know About Building Intimacy In Your Relationship

It’s July 1st and the first official day of the Summer Sex Challenge! And no one is more excited about today...more

In Love With a Bearded Man? Read This!

Beards may be here to stay! How do you feel about that? -PJ Gach...more

10 things to do for your girlfriend/wife daily.

10 Things you should be doing for your girlfriend/wife daily ...more

8 Things You Should Do After Getting Engaged

For many, the day you get engaged will be one of the happiest days of your life to date. This was definitely true for me. And while it’s an amazing day, the hours, days and weeks following can be overwhelming. There’s suddenly so much to do!For most of us, this is our first time planning a wedding. If you were like me, the engagement ring was unexpected and you weren’t anticipating planning a wedding. Today I’d like to offer you a few tips to make that hectic time a little easier. Here are 8 things to do after getting engaged:...more
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My Mom Called

My mom called.  I haven't seen her in decades. It seems so weird that a person can even say that. Decades.She traveled in and out of my life for the first 13 years or so and disappeared for the last time not long after I graduated from high school. When she was there, she wasn’t really there. The drugs and alcohol and bad decisions took priority in her life....more

To My Daughter's First Love On Father's Day

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Introspection Lately

I've been doing a lot of thinking lately, in particular about my interpersonal relationships and the workings, history, and psychology of them. This is in large part, well, almost entirely, due to a failed recent relationship that I've been doing a lot of thinking about. This relationship was emotionally and verbally abusive and led to my breaking up with the person who I now believe to be a narcissist. BUT in reviewing this relationship and the psychology behind it, I'm learning a lot about myself, my motives, and my psychology, as well. And some of it I'm not enjoying, honestly....more

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15 Questions couples should ask each other before tying the knotBY KELLY // JUNE 10, 2015 // ...more

Is He Your Player Two, or Just a Player?

 We’ve all been there. You’re out with your friends, having a good time and really not looking for anything more than a nice, honest, and trustworthy guy who will check off all the boxes on your checklist. He’s everything you’ve wanted, and he fits your fantasy to a T....more