Tag Archive for ‘men and women’

The Man Who Is Good for You

I met a man recently who was obsessed with attaining his own enlightenment. He is, and will always be (I suspect), a spiritual vampire. On the outside is gentleness and calm. It is “inclusivity.” It is “diversity.” It is “open-mind, forward-thought.” On the inside it is, Give me, give me, give me.  It is, Let me drink from you. Let me eat from you. Let me make you mine.  And then it […]

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A New Gender Dynamic

For a long time, I thought I was inferior to men. Wait, that’s not true. I didn’t think I was inferior. I believed it. What I thought was that I was angry about that belief, a belief that went so deep I didn’t know how to access it to turn it over and find out where it came from so I could remove it. This belief was something in my body that went […]

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Treat a Woman Like a SmartPhone

When it comes to men and women, there is a lot of mixup in communication. We all have needs and wants and desires and goals, and yet we’re primal people with physical and sexual urges, too. Add kids and careers and hobbies and friends, and the prospect of a true loving relationship feels completely a mess. How does one make it happen? If we’ve been single a long time and […]

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The Long Road After Divorce

It is a long road back to yourself after divorce. A very long road. My divorce was the most intense betrayal of my life. And underlying all of my anger at my ex-spouse was anger at myself, for doing something so wrong, for investing in something that broke apart my whole life and all my dreams at the core. I have sympathy for myself now, thankfully. I have compassion for […]

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Sex and Love and Men and Women

Human relationships have always fascinated me. And the relationships we, as a culture, seem to be most interested in are the sexual unions. If we’re dating, we want to know what the dating partners are thinking, what we could say or do to get them to commit to us or have sex with us. If we’re married, we want to know how to keep love alive and thriving in the […]

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