His Eyes Tell the Story of Who He Is

April 16, 2015
His Eyes Tell the Story of Who He Is

This is a picture of my husband’s eyes today. They tell a story – the story of who he is, the life he has lived, the choices he has made. The first time I ever saw him, I felt a WHOOSH and a POW to the sternum. It was at an orientation assembly as we […]

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What Kind of a Guy Sends a Dick Pic?

April 14, 2015
What Kind of a Guy Sends a Dick Pic?

One evening when I had my focus group over for dinner, the woman on my left handed me a cell phone that had been making its way around the table. I hadn’t been paying much attention, so when I looked at the pic I couldn’t make out at first what I was seeing. It appeared […]

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When Persistence is Perturbing

April 9, 2015
When Persistence is Perturbing

Hi Susan, A topic that has proved confusing for me is pursuit and persistence in dating. There’s so much conflicting information out there.  Basically, as a guy, I feel that it is my duty to do the approaching. As much as I’d like women to be more forward in their interest, I just don’t really see it […]

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Let’s Discuss: 500 Days of Summer

April 7, 2015
Let’s Discuss: 500 Days of Summer

This is our first film discussion post. Readers voted for 500 Days of Summer in a recent poll. Next up will be Beyond Sunrise. Stay tuned for details. 500 Days of Summer is a 2009 film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel.  It “employs a nonlinear narrative structure, with the story based upon its male protagonist and […]

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Men Are More Attracted to Nonconformist Women

April 2, 2015
Men Are More Attracted to Nonconformist Women

Big Think columnist Natalie Shoemaker describes the appeal of the rebel, with a new twist. It turns out men like rebels too. “Nonconformists have a certain allure — admit it. They don’t play by society’s rules whether it be by listening to an obscure band or shunning future tech by reading paperback books; the nonconformist has a […]

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