Tag Archives: Expectations

Alpha Doesn’t Have to Mean Ass…

Over the past few months I’ve been involved in or have been told about several conversations about individuals that are considered to be Alpha’s. These conversations were specifically about alpha males, so I’m going to talk about that specifically. The … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

People often fear having high standards will drive people away. And it may. That is exactly the point of standards – to remove the people that don’t meet them and attract the people that do. Trust that even if you lose … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Rules vs Expectations

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the difference between acting in ways that fit with your partners expectations versus requiring lots of rules to micromanage behavior. If you have questions or a … Continue reading

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What You Don’t Know Might Hurt…

Last week I talked about doing relationships your own way, the way that works for everyone involved, and how so many other people seem intent on telling you the “right”way to do it. This week I want to talk about another … Continue reading

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Relationships – The Right Way, The Wrong Way, Your Way

There are a lot of people that are happy to tell you the right way and wrong way to have a relationship. They be happy to tell you definitively that this is the way, the only way, to do a relationship correctly. … Continue reading

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Special Book Offer!

For a limited time you have the opportunity to purchase Stephany Ekman’s Why She Won’t Sleep With You Anymore at a special price. For the next week the price will be reduced. But here’s the trick – the sooner you buy … Continue reading

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What Others Had To say This Week…

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Subpersonalities-who is driving our bus? – Patrick McCurry The All-or-Nothing Marriage – Eli J. Finkel I’ve Stopped Apologizing For My Body During Sex – Mandy Study reveals surprise about sex lives … Continue reading

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