Month: September 2016

Shit Testing. It’s What We Do

Shit Testing. It’s What We Do

There is not a woman in existence who doesn't shit test. It's part of our make up. We are rarely aware, in the midst of a shit test, that we are doing it. It's organic.  I believe this comes from a woman's deep need for security.  Due to our natural and biological vulnerabilities we seek protection and security.  Shit tests come...Read More
The Divorce Machine

The Divorce Machine

Society wants you divorced. The very fabric of our social networks support and encourage divorce and many divorces are socially executed in the same way.  It's not a pretty story, but it's a common one.  75% of divorces are initiated by women. And in the majority of these divorces, even if the divorce is initiated for innocuous reasons, the divorce will...Read More
How To Write An Online Dating Profile

How To Write An Online Dating Profile

I’ve read a lot of online profiles and most are terrible. Women’s dating profiles read like vacation wish lists. “I like dining out! Theater! Travel! Music! Scuba diving! Adventure! Visa! Discover!” Men’s dating profiles read like testimonials from a self-help book. “I’ve learned from my mistakes. I’m ready to love again and give my whole heart.” Most people use their...Read More
Broken is Better

Broken is Better

I've made no secret of my disdain for the "give no f*cks" movement. I understand the premise of not needlessly getting your panties in a bunch over non-issues. It is certainly a valid counterpoint to the perpetually offended, meddling, pearl clutching crowd.  But just as that crowd has gone too far in their self-righteous virtue signalling, the give no f*cks crowd...Read More
Writing About Sex and Sports

Writing About Sex and Sports

Sex is one of the hardest subjects for many writers. It can be hard enough to talk about; we tend to make jokes, be evasive, fall into cliché descriptions. We love the subject but we don't always love talking about it. Writing about it, in detail, is even harder. It's easy to sound too vulgar or too prudish. It's common...Read More