Category: Relationships

Triangular Theory of Love: Passion, Intimacy, and Commitment

The “Triangle of Courtesy” Hiking Sign Has a New Friend Yale psychologist Robert Sternberg described consummate love or “true love” as a perfect triad of the following three components- passion, intimacy, and commitment. And any partial components result in different...

/ March 23, 2017

Modern Courtship is Destroying Everything

Science says: Dating is hard!!! (Surprising no one at all) Tell me if this sounds familiar: You go out with someone, and you have a lovely time; there's a connection, and you want to see where this rabbit hole leads....

/ March 5, 2017

The Art of Rebounding: Warm-ups, Skills, and Moves.

Like any sport, rebounding requires warm-ups, skills, and moves. Here I will highlight one example of a routine with the wins, mishaps, and the machinery involved. Intro Understand the basic terminology: Merriam Webster- to spring back on or as if...

/ February 23, 2017

The End of Brangelina – Is it Wrong to Laugh at the Other Women’s Misery?

So just last week we saw the demise of yet another Hollywood couple, Brangelina. Divorce doesn't come as much of a shock these days. It seems that in actual fact we aren't all that interested in what went down between...

/ October 25, 2016
when relationships fail

When Relationships Fail

I’ve been dating for 34 years. No, scratch that, about 14, but it feels like 34 years. And I’ve learned a lot from it. And here’s what I’ve learned: That I’ve actually learned nothing at all. That’s right. I just...

/ October 20, 2016

Love is Not Enough, a Breakup Story

When a relationship ends your life changes forever. You’ve had to take a massive detour and completely change the route of your life. Maybe it was all going well, or at least your path was going along quite consistently and/or...

/ August 11, 2016
die alone

What if I Die Alone?

Unless your end comes in the form of being with a lot of living people who all suddenly die at the same time, or within several hours of your death, you are going to die alone. Let's get that out...

/ June 28, 2016
breakups

A Little Q and A

Breakups happen at the intersection of choice and consequence Six days ago, at an intersection, we walked different directions. You went your way, and I went mine. I can't commit to you the way you want me to, and I...

/ June 12, 2016