It’s more than just a disagreement.
The idea that when men act badly toward women, it is some aberration because “He is basically a good guy” confirms one of our most pervasive biases.
…not a transactional one.
It’s typically women who read the books, not men.
Maintaining your autonomy and not resorting to self-destructive actions like avoidance or retaliation is important in living with a mentally ill person.
Partnered sex is great. Take the time to get really good at it.
The best instigator of sexual arousal for women is to have had “good sex”—to have orgasmed before and to expect to again. The best aphrodisiac!
Sexual well-being is achieved together.
A “taking things personally” inventory.
How change can make things better.
What does recovery from infidelity look like?
Learn to recognize his interpersonal tactics.
Can men and women interact without ‘doing gender’?
Successful couples work at it.
You have to let go of your stale ideas about gender and the toxic idea that marriage is about your “needs”.
Don’t underestimate paying attention.