DRINKING: Dancing with the Ghost of My Dead Father?

Alcohol as medication is a terrible idea. Covid drinking is a thing. But for me, the transformation of myself into a "drinker" has been an interesting progression. We laugh at…

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Gone Dark Again, and Again: Reanimating After a Quiet Period

We bend when the winds swirl around us. We agree to be together and to weather the storm. Covid, in some ways, gave me cover for my silence. Many of us "sensitive" people were struck mute by the ravages and fear of the virus as it closed windows, doors, and opportunities.

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Viral Dating: Finding and Keeping Love in Times of Crisis

Get creative, because it's going to take a lot more time to get close enough to look directly into her eyes from a safe distance. Good luck out there, and stay safe.

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Reversing the Flow: Letting Women Lead More of the Courtship

I'm alone. Fine. I'm retooling. I'm in a progression of rebuilding a number of things in my life that are (at this moment) more important than a relationship. When I'm in hunter mode I don't see things as clearly.

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The Six Rules of Online Dating: Seeking Chemistry and Everything Else

I'd really like to spend my every other Saturday nights wrapped around a lovely and articulate woman. I'm hopeful that I can get my roll right and that eventually, the numbers will come up in my favor. 

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Moving from WE to US: How Becoming Parents Grows Our Love – Episode 8

Let's take some loving wisdom from Tina and Richard and incorporate it into our own lives. Let's be more intentional about our apologies, about our expressions of love as well as disappointment, and how we make our lives stronger by being together.

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SEX: Men vs. Women… Let’s Reframe the Conversation About Intimacy

The concept of the hungry and sexually frustrated male is convenient, but not all that helpful in navigating or negotiating an equitable balance in touch and intimacy, both sexual and non-sexual.

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