Teach Your Son Guidelines for Approaching Girls

This is a much-needed skill in a man’s life

Parents need to give their sons guidelines for approaching girls. I have heard stories from women and girls about how badly this can go wrong. If the stories are even partially true, many men and boys badly need to be coached about this. A woman once told of her experience in being approached by a […]

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Mr. Right

There are some things that might surprise you about the right kind of man, and what they are really like. We live in a world where it seems that people feel the need to categorize others into well-established mental “boxes.” But the truth is that the men you know don’t always fit into the “Man […]

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Are YOU the Silent, Emotionally Distant Couple in the Room?

You didn’t just run out of things to say!

Have you ever been out in public and noticed a silent, emotionally distant couple? Their eyes focused on any and everything but each other They have no ongoing discussion They have dead-looking eyes There is obviously little if any “life” in their relationship Watching them makes you wonder: Do they act like this in the […]

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6 Things That Might Surprise You About the Right Kind of Man

Good Men Really Don’t Fit Into Masculine Stereotypes

There are some things that might surprise you about the right kind of man, and what they are really like. We live in a world where it seems that people feel the need to categorize others into well-established mental “boxes.” But the truth is that the men you know don’t always fit into the “Man […]

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6 Ways to Make a Man FEEL like a Man

In a world where gender issues and confusion reigns, women need to know this!

In a world where gender issues and confusion reigns, women need to know how to make the men in their lives FEEL like a man. Why? If he loses his way in the path of manhood: He might stray too far into the false world of the overly “macho” man. He might stray to far […]

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6 Things Smart People Notice in the Opposite Sex

Does your son or daughter know what to look for in a potential boy/girl friend? Do they know what kind of person they have to be in order to attract the right kind of attention? Are YOU helping them to avoid future relationship train wrecks? ____________________ There are generally 2 pieces to the “relationship puzzle.” […]

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Is Our Behavior Acceptable or Unacceptable?

4 Things That Are Only OK With Those Who Do Them

  Can our children/grandchildren’s actions unknowingly be reducing the number of friends/dates available to them? Are you doing things that automatically reduce your influence and effectiveness as a parent/grandparent among other parents/grandparents? Are we unconsciously repelling good people, causing them to dismiss or ignore us because of things we do? ____________________ Michael Hyatt, an online […]

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7 Womanly Traits That Are Better Than Beauty

Physical beauty fades, but these traits will endure for life

When I was a middle-aged teenager, my 2 primary considerations in who to ask out on a date were: 1) How pretty and well built was she? 2) How jealous would my buddies be if they saw me with her? Pretty pathetic, right? (Yes, it truly was.) After leaving high school, I started noticing a […]

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What’s More Important Than “I Love You?”

As much as people long to hear those words, there are others that are even more valuable to hear.

I have a friend named Roy Jennings who is the epitome of being a “man’s man.” He’s a highly skilled Master Mechanic, a successful shop Service Manager, a gifted community college professor, a builder and racer of really fast and loud drag strip cars, and the absolute BEST guy to have at your back in […]

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Why Guys Don’t Call Our Daughters: 5 Reasons

I grew up hearing my sisters ask, “Why doesn’t he call?”  Sometimes my daughters would say, “He said he’d call, what’s taking him so long?” When I was dating, I can remember being asked by girls I knew/dated, “What is wrong with you guys?  Why won’t you call us?” We could discuss the shortcomings of […]

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