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The Best Free Therapy for Guys: Living (And Not Compromising) Your Values

Tweet When we get in our own way, it’s hard to do a post-mortem on what exactly went wrong, and it’s even tougher to look at what we did or did not do to contribute to it. Whether our relationship … Continue reading

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Guys, Relationships and Porn: Part Deux

Tweet If you suspect that the use of pornography is coming between you and your wife or girlfriend, it probably is. It’s not something that’s totally comfortable for guys to talk about with their women, and yet for a lot … Continue reading

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The Present Moment vs. Stories & Assumptions

Tweet Making up stories and assumptions about people and about situations often times get us into trouble. When  our minds go to devising stories — as colorful and intriguing as they are — they’re often times wrong. This presents a … Continue reading

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On Nice Guys and Their Hidden Anger

Tweet (This is an excerpt from my upcoming e-book tentatively titled “The Nice Guy’s Textbook: On Love, Life, and Getting a Spine.” Coming soon and will be available at my site – www.phoenixmenscounseling.com.) Anger and nice guys don’t mix. Because … Continue reading

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Seven Short Steps to Relationship Success for Guys

Tweet If there is no time to waste, use one or more of the seven short steps to turn around the tempo in your relationship or marriage. Many guys that I talk with call me at the 11th hour, when … Continue reading

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The Distracted Guy: Porn, Infidelity, and Emotional Cheating

Tweet All too often, I talk with guys and couples who are having issues with one or more of the three of these issues. It’s like guys have one foot in their relationship or marriage, and one foot out. Many … Continue reading

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Dealing with Anger without Putting Your Fist through the Wall

Tweet If there could be a point in time where a couple realizes that there is a problem, I would have to say that one that I hear more often than not is when the guy ends up with his … Continue reading

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Building a Better Marriage: The Affection Factor

Tweet One thing that guys have a very hard time doing is expressing affection to the women in my life. Small acts of kindness go a long way. For a lot of men, showing their wives and girlfriends how they … Continue reading

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Phoenix Mens Counseling: I Need Help, and I’m Drowning in Alphabet Soup!

Tweet Sometimes, for potential clients, the hardest part is working up both the courage to admit that there is a problem in their life that needs attention. For clients, especially guys, it’s easy to avoid admitting or knowing when to … Continue reading

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Phoenix Mens Counseling: How to Convince Your Husband to Get Counseling

Tweet When I saw this title, which came from a search for my counseling services, I thought it was brilliant. I couldn’t have said it better. I’ve never thought to Google things that specifically, but I liked it, and I … Continue reading

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