We’ve been talking a lot about setting boundaries recently. Here’s a new Brene Brown video on why they’re not only helpful, they’re a prerequisite to being empathic and compassionate towards others. And to receiving compassion as well. A must see for both genders.
Some might balk at the idea of approaching a romantic relationship as a strategic negotiation, but the fact is that all of our relationships require negotiation. Just ask anyone who’s had a kid. Negotiation is inevitable, and you can do it either badly or effectively. The difference between those outcomes will have a huge impact […]
Several readers recently requested that I write about forgiveness as it applies to romantic relationships. I should warn you that I’ve waded into uncharted territory here. In more than seven years of writing HUS, I’ve never tackled this subject in any depth. Of course I’m familiar with the need to not hold grudges, keep the […]
At Bustle, Kristen Sollee recently wrote 6 Valuable Lessons I Learned From Having Casual Sex. Sollee’s bio: “Kristen is the founding editrix of Slutist, a sex positive feminist site…that aims to uncover and undress the intersections between sex, gender, sexuality and feminism in art, culture and politics.” I find her article fascinating in that it provides a […]