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Baseball Family Secrets

Tweet by Doug Glanville (appeared in the New York Times online edition, Sunday, June 7, 2009) I haven’t spent a lot of time watching “MTV Cribs,” but I know the host likes to check the featured homeowner’s DVD collection for … Continue reading

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The Right Tools for the Wrong Job

Tweet I like to identify universal themes in the work that I do with men in counseling, so this blog post is no different. I find that guys tend to operate in relationships the same way that they do on … Continue reading

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What Women Really Think: Part 1

Tweet I’ve polled a number of women friends of mine (both professional therapists and not) to find out the answers to three important questions about the differences between men and women in relationship. Here is the first question and the … Continue reading

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The Present Moment Is All We’ve Got, Part 2

Tweet A lot of the time, we lose valuable experiences that take place in the present moment because we are busy “living” our lives in our heads, either lost in the memories of the past, or fantasizing about the future, … Continue reading

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How to (Not) Deal Logically with Emotional Women

Tweet A friend recently gave me a great idea. He thought I should post on the idea that men sometimes don’t know what to do or say when women get upset. He thought that men who do not consider themselves … Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons

Tweet The things that make us the men that we are are largely attributable to the relationships that we have with our fathers. Our intimate relationships, in some ways, are also results of the things that we learn from how … Continue reading

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Cultural Messages About Men: Why They’re Faulty

Tweet I spoke today at Paradise Valley Community College about the effects of culture on men, and, specifically, how as men, we are driven my the messages that culture brands into us.  Being a “real” man in our culture means … Continue reading

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Avoid Your Feelings, Avoid Your Life

Tweet I think one of the reasons that we avoid our feelings, and, consequently, avoid our lives, is because what our minds think they will find when they get to the “darkness” of our emotions is much worse that the … Continue reading

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Major Themes of Difficulty For Men

Tweet My mentor and I were talking about the major themes that men struggle with, and I wanted to share with you some of them. They are not ranked in any particular order. 1. Anger 2. Helplessness 3. Control issues … Continue reading

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Here’s What Guys Want From Their Girl

Tweet For the guys, I want to help communicate for you those things that are creating fighting and problems in your relationship. For the girls, I want to help you understand your guy, and what he is needing, as to … Continue reading

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