“Where are all of these gentlemen you talk about all the time?” When I started writing over 4 years ago, my mission was (and still is) to bring back the concept of men being gentlemen – and update what it really means in modern day society. Being respectful, chivalrous, aware, connected (to one’s self, and […]Read More You Can’t Have The Fairy Tale, But You Can Have Prince Charming
Men and women won’t be happy until we start seeing each other as teammates again.Read More The Honest Reasons Why Nobody Wants to Get Married Anymore
What did you want to be when you were a kid? How did you envision your life unfolding? Maybe you wanted to be an astronaut, or a firefighter, or a professional wrestler or…whatever. Me? I wanted to be a race car driver, and an actor. A-la Patrick Dempsey. But alas, there is only one […]Read More I Gave Up Everything to Chase my Dreams, and You Should, Too
Relationships are perhaps our most valuable asset in life, besides time. And while there are many different types of relationships, the person we choose to commit ourselves to intimately, may be the most important decision you can make. While I’ve always said that the most important relationship you’ll ever have is with yourself, your significant other […]Read More 5 Ways To Define What You (Really) Want in a Relationship
I am a big fan of social media. Without it, I’d have missed out on many transformative relationships, experiences, and opportunities throughout my life. I’m sure many of you can relate. But since nothing is perfect, there are parts of social media and the general direction of modern society that makes me cringe just a […]Read More A Society Built on Fads and Shortcuts Will Never Value Longevity
Have romance and courtship and chivalry been squashed by promoting equality between the genders? Of course we should all be treated with equal respect, but when does it start to blur the lines of gender roles in dating? Do gender roles actually make dating *better?* You do not want to miss this conversation. In this […]Read More New School Romance Podcast – Making Love Great Again
Ah, romance. The stuff seemingly only found in history books and black and white movies where men wore three-piece-suits and called women “darling.” An era not without flaws, of course, and it’s easy to see that society has evolved in strides even throughout the past few decades, but it’s arguable that not everything has been an […]Read More 5 Ways Modern Society is Crushing Romance
In the premiere episode of New School Romance, host James Michael Sama discusses widespread frustrations with the state of dating in today’s day and age. Are chivalry and romance dead? Are they ever coming back? Should we even work to bring them back? And, if so, how do these things look in modern society compared to […]Read More The New School Romance Podcast: Is Chivalry Dead?