Not sure if you’re aware or not, but you guys are known for the “fixing.” This is one of the inherent differences between men and women and it tends to cause a lot of issues in relationships. Women talk and deliberate, and men fix. Let me give you an example. Your partner is complaining about gaining some weight. Maybe she just hasn’t been able to take off the baby weight, … [Read more...] about The Two Things You Need to Do to Get Your Woman to Listen to You
Advice for Men
The words echo in my head as my thoughts of “well let’s hope not” wash over them. The couple sitting across from me wonders if their spark can come back. Reality check time – you married a young 20-something woman and a lot changes mentally and physically as girls progress to women and women move toward and then past 30. So no, she’s not the woman you married. And dude, if … [Read more...] about Relationship Help – She’s Not The Woman I Married
The big issue most men face became clear to me one day when I was counseling a 40-something couple. The husband was arguing that his wife needed to “put up or shut up” (yes, he was an intelligent man, but he was feeling frustrated and upset about his lack of sex life). He kept saying to me, “It’s tit for tat, it’s tit for tat – she needs to understand that. She acts nice to me … [Read more...] about Stop Keeping a Relationship Score Card
Mansplanation of how to recognize mother’s more than one day a year. As a Global Executive Coach and recognized expert on relationships, I get to clean up the wreckage made by busy guys year after year. “What happened? I told her I loved her for being such a great mom for our kids.” What happened? You missed the target big time. Let’s not miss it this year, eh … [Read more...] about What Men Need to Know About Mothers’ Day
For the seemingly few who are in healthy, happy relationships Valentine’s Day can provide romantic inspiration. But for everyone else it can be an annoying reminder that they don’t have that kind of loving bliss. If you are finding yourself frustrated or lovelorn this Valentine’s Day I want to offer you some food for thought. First, honestly answer this quiz question: If … [Read more...] about Un-Happy Valentine’s Day?