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Having Relationship Problems?

Tweet Relationship problems don’t need to lead to the end of your relationship or marriage. Most often, they are a sign that you and your spouse might need some professional help in the form of marriage counseling. What kind of … Continue reading

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On Workaholism

Workaholism is a problem for many men, and we look at four key ideas to creating more work/life balance. By the counselor for workaholics and stressed-out guys, Jason Fierstein, MA, LPC Continue reading

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The Cheating Spectrum

For men, what constitutes cheating may be behaviors along a spectrum of cheating. This post considers the effects of cheating and infidelity, and those behaviors that may constitute marital or relationship breach. Continue reading

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Creating Better Work/Life Balance: Quick Self-Assessment

Tweet Guys tend to identify strongly with the work that they do. We’re taught that the work we do is who we are. When we meet people, at parties or at networking groups, the first question we usually ask is … Continue reading

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Raise the Red Flag! How to Chase Women Away While Dating

Tweet Through many conversations with women and dating coaches, stories of disgruntled men trying to keep dates going with a woman often come up. Guys try their hardest, think things are going well, and then – bam – it’s over.  … Continue reading

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Glory Days: How We Keep Ourselves Stuck in Our Former Lives (& What To Do About It)

Tweet I’m reminded of Al Bundy, patriarch of the Bundy family, from the TV show “ Married With Children.” In the show, Al’s proudest moment in life was scoring four touchdowns in one game. He didn’t achieve what he sought … Continue reading

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7 Simple Anger Management Techniques

Tweet Anger has so many negative mental health implications, not to mention societal ones like domestic violence, road rage, job termination and the like. Anger has gotten a bad rap, especially with men. Men are afraid of their anger, and … Continue reading

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Scared Little Boys

Tweet Men dealing with fear is one issue that is so common among guys, yet hardly talked about. Questions to consider: How much of a man’s defensive posturing covers up his feelings of fear? Are we really that far removed … Continue reading

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On Couples Counseling: Money, Power, and a House of Cards

Tweet Money helps, but if you don’t have the right foundation to creating a marriage or relationship, you are building a house cards. I talk with too many guys who still are committed to the idea that working their asses … Continue reading

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Relationship on the Rocks? Consider a Male Relationship or Marriage Counselor

Tweet The biggest reason to work with a male relationship counselor (i.e. me) is because men often feel more comfortable talking with a guy. It’s true. I think that men feel like they have an alliance, although the reality is … Continue reading

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