December 5, 2016

November 28, 2016

Respect for your husband is key.

Hands down, the most important thing to understand about men is their need for respect. Respect is the glue that makes the dance work. Everything else, and I mean everything else, flows from there. In the same way you crave your husband’s love and attention,...

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November 16, 2016

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November 7, 2016

The Bossy Wife Diet 7-Day Challenge

So, you're an alpha female. Now what? If you're single and plan to remain so, carry on! But if you're married, and your relationship with your husband is getting harder instead of easier, or if you find yourself dreaming about life with another man, it's possible the...

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November 2, 2016

Are you an alpha wife? Take this quiz to find out.

My mother was the quintessential alpha wife. When she wasn't busy controlling something, she was busy controlling something. To be honest, it's hard to write about this aspect of my mother's personality since in the last two years of her life, her brain had deteriorated to such a degree that...

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October 24, 2016

Divorce is contagious.

Did you know that every time you hear about someone's divorce—be it a neighbor’s, or a friend’s, or a close family member’s—it triggers negative thoughts about your own marriage? We're all affected by the health of other people's relationships, whether we're aware of it or...

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October 18, 2016

Happily married couples aren’t happier.

This past weekend my husband and I spent time with another couple who commented on several occasions how nice is was to be with another couple who's happily married. I appreciated the sentiment, and it's not that our friends were wrong—I knew that they meant. But...

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October 14, 2016

Interview with relationship expert Susan Page

Susan Page is the author of four books on relationships and has been conducting workshops for both singles and couples, nationally and internationally, since 1980. In 2005, she was a consultant to writer/director Gary Goldberg on the movie Must Love Dogs. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey...

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October 5, 2016

The War on Men Begins on Campus

In early 2013 I wrote a book called The War on Men. Later that same year, Camille Paglia wrote the following in Time magazine: "A peevish, grudging rancor against men has been one of the most unpalatable and unjust features of second- and third-wave feminism. Men’s faults, failings...

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