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My daughter, my son and the “cobra effect”

  “My dear daughter, study hard, make sure you do well in school, finish college, invest in your professional career, do not do as I did. Be independent and never rely on any men.” “My son, study hard, be somebody, make lots of money, for without money, you’re nobody in this world; and make sure [...]

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Why do men take long to get help?

  Here’s a fact that’s plain to see: When a couple is going through a crisis, usually it is the woman who makes the first move to get help. In fact, even before the crisis begins, any little issue she is confronted with in the relationship, she’ll probably mention it to her best friend at [...]

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The love triangle

  Every day, we are subject to the laws, rules of social conduct and behavior that regulate the order among people. It is no different when it comes to the relationship between a man and a woman. Yes, there are commandments, laws that once respected and obeyed will empower the couple to accomplish the so [...]

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Why did you not tell me about this?

  If you are married and your spouse has to find out things about you from third parties, your marriage is very bad. Never ever let your partner in the dark about where you are, with whom you are, at what time, where you are going, your plans, your purchases, your expenses and earnings — [...]

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The least a man can offer his wife

  This one is to illustrate that a woman is not as complicated as she seems: A man woke up with a terrible hangover and a throbbing black eye. He turned to the other side of the bed and, instead of his wife, he found a red rose with a note attached to it: “Honey, [...]

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23 years of marriage taught me this

  We will soon celebrate 23 years of marriage, and through working with couples on a daily basis for several years, I have learned one thing: a happy love life does not depend on luck, Cupid, finding the right one, or a person’s belief in God. Those who think it is a matter of luck [...]

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3 things I did to overcome my emotions and change my life and marriage

  One friend asked the other what the secret of his 52-year marriage was. He replied: — “Never go to bed angry.” — “This is a great philosophy,” said the first. — “Yes. And our record of staying up is five days.” Ah, the anger! I can talk about it. My record was the opposite: [...]

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5 Signs of Emotional Men

What is worse than an emotional woman? An emotional man. And having to deal with an emotional woman is already a hard enough task. How can you recognize an emotional man? Here goes five signs, among many others: On the first or second date, he will already tell you some sad story about his childhood. Emotional [...]

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Men are not renovation projects

  This story is very common in the world of relationships. A woman falls for a bad boy, a scoundrel, a waste of space — whatever you want to call the type of man who has something attractive about him but has no good qualities. He is handsome, but a liar. He has all the [...]

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Emotional upkeep and other people’s flaws

When you live with someone for a while, their flaws begin to show (and so do yours). The first people with whom we have this experience are our family. And the experience repeats throughout our entire life. At school, at work, with relatives, at church, in sports, in dating, in marriage — anywhere we get [...]

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