Monthly Archives: August 2011

When Passion Becomes Habit

As a relationship matures, a certain amount of cooling is expected. The red-hot passion of a new experience calms into a comfortable companionship. Everything from the breakfast table to the bedroom, from date night to pizza Friday becomes normal, sedate … Continue reading

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If It Ain’t Hard It Ain’t Worth It

Some may think that a relationship, if it is meant to be, should be easy. I say nay nay! Easy is for wussies. A relationship takes a great deal of work, if it is to last. There are compromises to … Continue reading

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What’s Your Home Address?

A house has heat. A home has warmth. A house is a refuge from the rain. A home is a refuge from the world. A house has an address, or a place on a street. A home has a place … Continue reading

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Flirt

No, not with women in general. You should flirt with Her specifically, shamelessly and exclusively. You used to. Remember? Use flattery, flowers, chivalry , chocolates, little notes, poetry, obvious stares, promises you don’t intend to keep. Stuff like that.

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Tell Her Why You Love Her

Women in relationships will often ask; “Why do you love me?” That question often puts Her mate on the spot because the right answer tends to be very general and may come across as disingenuous. In the movie “Sleepless In … Continue reading

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Carry An Umbrella

Sir Walter Raleigh put his cloak over a puddle so Queen Elizabeth wouldn’t get muddy. You don’t have to go to that extreme but you can park a little closer to the curb and hold an umbrella for your queen. … Continue reading

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Follow Her Lead

If She is an alcoholic, quit drinking. It is not cool to have a harmless drink while She is at AA. If She has a drug problem, don’t even think about smoking the occasional joint, or taking a sleeping pill … Continue reading

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