3 Ways Being Nice Will Hurt Your Relationship

3 Ways Being by David Goehring

Thomas Fiffer reveals 3 ways being nice is the worst thing you can do to your partner.

The Problem With “They Should Just Know”

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Jordan Gray says that people aren’t mind readers, and we shouldn’t expect them to be.

The Power Of No

Overcome Your Fear

It May be Scary at First, But When You Say No – The Force Will be With You.

How My Partner And I Do Vacations, And How Vacations Do Us

There is more than rest to be had on a vacation

Vacations can be a Crisis or an Opportunity to Re-connect, Re-charge, and Re-establish why you are in the Relationship.

21 Signs Your Relationship Is Doomed

Should Love Really by Guian Bolisay

We all know relationships are hard work, but they’re not supposed to be hell. These 21 tell-tale signs spell perdition for even the most committed couples.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

Unemployment Affects Masculinity

Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

Getting Over The Friend Zone

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Stanley Fritz shares a personal story of rejection, and the three most important things he has learned from that experience.

Why Do Stay At Home Dads Have More Affairs? It’s Not Why You Think

SAHD affairs

Relationship strategist Sue Nador says that when the dishes pile up so do the resentments, and she offers some ideas for avoiding that trap.

On French Presses and Diamonds: Turning Pressure Into Something Good

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George Davis notes that pressure can be used to be great acts of creation. If only we let it.

Stivers Cartoons: I Don’t Want Fame or Money

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Opening the Tiny Hurt Locker

The Little Hurt, RLS, Good Men Project, Jennifer Gunsaullus

Dr. Jennifer Gunsaullus explains why sharing even small pain is a big deal

When Men Resent Women

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Tommy Threadcraft believes that even though men who resent women are in the minority, it’s helpful to look at the reasons why.

Your Guide to the Masculine Tar Pits

LaBrea Tar Pits photo by betsyweber

Seven keys to making women wish you were extinct. Jim Benson with advice to men who date women.

“My friend is a recovering road rageaholic.”

Road Rageaholic photo by tonythemisfit

This Comment of the Day is by Steve Horsmon on the post Love and Anger Are Close Cousins

Forgiveness: There Is No ‘Should’

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Heather N. feels strongly about forgiveness: That it shouldn’t be mandated, and in some cases can be harmful.

Why?

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Asking why can lead to a dark tunnel, but God’s compassion can help you through it.