Archive for June 2016

Never Let Your Shoulds Stop Your Coulds

As I get a little older and (hopefully) wiser, I continue to shed the skin of societal norms and expectations. The reasons for this are rooted in things I’ve educated myself on that are too deep to get into in this short post, but the general idea is this: Do not allow yourself to be…

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The Lost Value of Commitment

Ah, commitment. When we think of commitment in relation to today’s relationships, we primarily think it means being with one person. Monogamy. Not cheating. You are committed to that person. I think, though, it is a word that is thrown around too easily. Much like how we ‘love’ people we barely know and ‘hate’ people…

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To Understand Women, Understand Yourself

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus, eh? From a young age we are taught that men and women fundamentally speak different languages and see the world differently. While this is true in many ways, it leaves us searching externally for ways to understand these foreign creatures – most times, to no avail. It’s…

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8 Simple Things That Make Her Feel Special

The small things you do for a woman are the ones that mean the most. Why? Because those are the things that show her you’re willing to put effort in for her, just because. No holiday or special occasion needed. A good boyfriend or husband knows that any man who waits until Valentine’s day to…

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You Do Not Have The Right

I often see people talking about how the world has gone crazy lately. How things are going downhill. How there is no loyalty or dignity or honor or respect. While I agree with a general downward spiral of reality, I also think that this shows a lack of understanding of where our species has evolved…

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11 Things Men Want Women to Know

Women think men are complicated, and men think women are complicated. Could this be because we spend too much time trying to figure each other out and not enough time learning about each other? Too much time talking about each other and not enough time talking to each other? I think if men would sit down and have meaningful conversations…

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The 15 Real Signs of a Genuine Man

Genuine. A word seemingly reserved in today’s society for objects or artifacts. This is a ‘genuine’ piece. A ‘genuine’ collection. A ‘genuine’ whatever-the-hell. What you do not often hear, though, is how a person is genuine. I read (and listen to) stories on nearly a daily basis that describe the behavior of human beings in ways…

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