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October 2018 Archives

Had a seemingly innocent question land in my inbox recently. “What does it mean to love yourself? People are always saying it nowadays. Men have said it to me. But what does it even mean? How can you love yourself?” […]

One of the things I advocate to people when meeting somebody new is to ask as many pertinent questions as possible. Of course, this can be a dangerous proposition as you don’t want to make the date(s) feel like interviews, […]

There are appropriate times to bring up certain things in a relationship, and certain things you shouldn’t discuss until you’re ready, but there is one thing that, if it comes up, you need to be honest about it: if you’re […]

I was crawling the net the other day, looking for parental abuse cases (don’t ask why, you REALLY don’t want to know) and came across a true gem. A pair of children sue their mother for “bad mothering.” Now you know […]

Tell Valentine’s Day to kick rocks. Call up Christmas and say, “you can keep your three hoes, Santa.” Message the Ides of March and tell it to…well, I don’t know exactly what people do on the Ides of March aside from […]

There are a lot of confused people out there, say roughly every last person in the country. The sheer complexity of modern life, where you daily use things that you can not understand, combined with the deliberate confusopoly of advertising […]

Not a day goes by that I don’t get one question, one very baffling and kind of troubling question: “He/she is married.  Should I date him/her?” No.  No you shouldn’t.  No matter what the situation, NO. “But the marriage is […]

As a man, there are certain things that I am just not built to understand about women. Why it can take so long to get ready in the morning; how two women can seemingly have four different conversations at the […]

I talk about signs a lot here on Beliefnet. I’ve posted blogs about signs if he is cheating, signs that he’s not into you, signs you’re his ‘Back Pocket Girl’ and everything in-between. I do this because these posts are all about behavior, […]

They say that for every person there is the perfect partner. One person who will mesh with you and complete you. It’s total crap, of course, there are usually dozens of them. The problem is weeding out the idiots, jerks […]