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Women are Birds, Men are Warthogs: Why Sex Differences Matter in Marriage

In all my years as a Licensed Marriage Therapist, one issue derailed otherwise healthy couples more than any other. You probably think I'm going to say communication issues, right? Well, sort of. Communication ties into a deeper problem, which is this: Most wives have no idea how men think, what they want, and how to … Continue reading Women are Birds, Men are Warthogs: Why Sex Differences Matter in Marriage

Focus on This to Win

Stop drifting without purpose. Gunshot wounds. Overdoses. Hangings. When they survived, my job began.As a licensed psychotherapist, I treated a thousand cases of suicidal depression. Many clients were driven over straight from the hospital after medical personnel rescued them from suicide attempts. It was my job to help them avoid a second attempt.Most of them grappled with … Continue reading Focus on This to Win

Heroes, Dark Heroes, and Antiheroes: How audience preferences have changed through the generations and what comes next

Much has been made about the oft-lamented shift from Hero to Antihero and the modern obsession with romanticizing evil. Most frequently, I've heard this complaint directed at modern western media's fixation on selecting one unyielding human trash fire after another as every main character. There's a reason modern book sales and movie sales are struggling. … Continue reading Heroes, Dark Heroes, and Antiheroes: How audience preferences have changed through the generations and what comes next