Holiday Sex

November 15, 2014

When sex was less common in our marriage, I made way too big a deal about having sex on holidays. Days like my birthday, our anniversary, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, New Year’s, Ground Hog’s Day, Origami Day, Jerky Day (June 12th) and so on. I recall the first major holiday when I knew I would not […]

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Friday Flashback: You make me better

November 14, 2014

Do you think you are a better person because of your wife? Has she encouraged you and helped you grow? Has she helped you understand things you did not understand before? Has she taught you better ways of relating to people? Has your love for her caused you to up your game? Why not make […]

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We’ve Always Done It This Way

November 13, 2014

The other day I ran across a term I had not heard before – Status Quo Bias. The current situation becomes a reference point or baseline, and any change from the baseline is seen as a loss or a bad thing. The effect is so strong it affects on-line forms. The option set as the default choice is selected […]

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4th Day Adventist*

November 12, 2014

Over the last three years, I have written a good deal about taking a Sabbath rest. It is one of the few things I have harped on even though I was not practising what I preached. Sabbath rest (May 8, 2011): In which I said I was working on doing this. Got Sabbath? Should you? (September 30, […]

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Anger is Bad for Marriages

November 11, 2014

I have written a good deal about anger here. I have suggested some enjoy anger, and some are actually addicted to it. I have explained why anger is scary for many women, and I have given various scriptures on anger. I mention anger often because I see so many marriages hurt or ended by anger.  I […]

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Choose Your Ruts Carefully

November 10, 2014

Ever heard “Choose your rut carefully. You’ll be in it for a long time?” Before I moved to rural Eastern Washington, I had a theoretical understanding of that. Now I know what it means first hand. It is bad enough in the mud, but even worse when the mud freezes. There are places you can […]

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Whose Point of View?

November 9, 2014

If you are a fan of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, you know all about the point of view gun. If not, check the video below or click here.   Being able to see things from her point of view could help at times. Thing is, her point of view is no more (or less) a […]

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Is Promiscuity Good for Your Prostate?

November 8, 2014

Have you seen stories claiming men who have more than 20 female sex partners have lower rates of prostate cancer? These stories are based, more or less, on research done at the University of Montreal and Institut Armand-Frappier (Laval, Québec). This is a great example of how reporters who have no understanding of science take a […]

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