Tag: Personal Development

Struggling With Forgiveness

March 8, 2016
Struggling With Forgiveness

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 […]

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Emotional Prudery and Promiscuity

May 2, 2012
Emotional Prudery and Promiscuity

Steven Rhoads, a University of Virginia politics professor who specializes in gender and culture, has written about The Emotional Costs of Hooking Up. He notes that a lot of young men share one student’s view that “he was not interested in love at that point because he hadn’t slept with enough women yet.” The capacity […]

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How to Get a Boyfriend

April 3, 2012
How to Get a Boyfriend

In the comment thread for Recognizing the Real Relationship Deal, readers got into a discussion about whether men like a little spirit, feistiness or pushback from their women. There was an interesting array of responses – some guys enjoy the dynamic of some resistance in a relationship, and may even get bored without it. Other guys […]

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Feminism vs. Femininity

July 12, 2011
Feminism vs. Femininity

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.  Germaine Greer As a result of the feminist revolution, “feminine” becomes an abusive epithet.  Wyndham Lewis   My recent post challenging women to “try on” more femininity this summer elicited […]

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The Ethics and Effectiveness of Men Buying Women Drinks

January 3, 2010
The Ethics and Effectiveness of Men Buying Women Drinks

‘Cause it’s a woman’s world Might as well face it Yeah they got what we want and we’re willing to chase it It’s a woman’s world, boys like it or not Men buy the drinks, girls call the shots Steve Holy   Should men buy drinks for women? It’s a topic I’ve heard hotly debated […]

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