Chronic, intense dependence can easily feel like the life is slowly being squeezed out of you. It can make you feel trapped, suffocated. But, what can you do about it?
Did you hear about the guy who wasn’t needed, no one knows why he went somewhere else.
All the things guys want you to understand but is afraid to try to explain to you.
Pausing to think before saying something requires self-control in the short run but long-term results will prove very satisfying.
Thomas Fiffer draws a distinction between need-focused and love-focused partners.
I don’t have to act. I can just sit.
Ray Jennings redefines what we should look for in a life partner.
I’m not talking about some testosterone-fueled call to action that promotes suppression of emotion or pain. I’m talking about truly “manning up” and creating the type of change we need.
You could be clear on what you’re looking for in a partner, but unable to make it work because the person isn’t. Sometimes, you’re exactly who he or she needs, but not what he or she wants.
Matthew Lippman considers the needs, desires, and experiences of a broad range of men in this searching poem.
It took Myke Macapinlac getting (and losing) his girlfriend to make him realize what was at the root of his needy behaviour.
Don’t worry about others, do you.
When you subtract the desire, you can subtract possessions, and leave your mind, heart, and life free. Then the possibilities are endless.
Steven Lake realizes the more he learns about his partner, the more he learns about himself.
Graham Phoenix explores the difference between loneliness and aloneness, and discovers how dependency can destroy a relationship.
A committed relationship allows for sexual transformation.