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Help me on my new book for Young Women in Relationships

I am finishing a new book for young women. Could you read this DRAFT BACK COVER and send me your suggestions by email. Thanks! HOW NOT TO MARRY A SEXIST PIG: 40 EASY WAYS TO HELP THE MAN YOU LOVE TREAT YOU THE WAY YOU DESERVE  [DRAFT BACK COVER] No more man caves! A book for women who are frustrated

By |February 27th, 2017|Categories: Books, Gender|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Help me on my new book for Young Women in Relationships

Male entitlement wreaking havoc on relationships

In his book “Making Love, Playing Power,” psychologist Ken Dolan-DelVechio suggests that the main problem in relationships is the imbalance and misuse of power. He suggests that men suffer form an attitude of “male entitlement” and this wreaks havoc on relationships as well as the less entitled partner. He defines entitlement as: “the pattern in

By |October 21st, 2014|Categories: Advancing Women, Books, Gender|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Male entitlement wreaking havoc on relationships

Five secrets to not over-protecting our daughters

A colleague of mine recently sent me this question: Question: I am the mother of two teen daughters. My husband is very controlling and I am more permissive. Which is the best way to be these days? Answer: Over the next few months I will be posting some excepts from my upcoming book: Raising Strong Girls but

By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Books, Gender, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five secrets to not over-protecting our daughters

Must see CBC Doc on Mars and Venus Today

You must watch the CBC (CBC Doc Zone) documentary "Mars and Venus, Today." I was so delighted that someone looked into the science behind John Gray's books (that have had a massive impact on women!). There is no science behind his theories. His books have always been my most hated for one reason: He tells women to go

Are men born jerks or do they become jerks

I am married to  man. I did not think he was a jerk until I read an article about an Ottawa  therapist - Martin Rovers (and his wife) who gives talks to men and women about relationships. [Note: You need to know that Mars and Venus is my most hated book] Apparently a "jerk" is someone who resists changing, blames

By |October 11th, 2012|Categories: Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Are men born jerks or do they become jerks

Couples don’t say sorry enough even though it works

Recent research shows that couples who say sorry more often tend to stick together. No surprise. Those couples that are willing to admit they did something wrong and apologized had stronger relationships. But Stanford researchers also discovered that forgiveness only followed the apology when the coupls were "highly satisfied" (eg in a trusting relationship). Sadly, appologies were only

By |July 16th, 2012|Categories: Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Couples don’t say sorry enough even though it works