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It all has to go

Compromise seems to have gone the way of the dodo bird.  As we revel in the silly-season of elections there seem to be few candidates, (or voters for that matter) who seem willing to hear what the other side is saying.  Good ideas have no political party, no gender.  As we sink deeper into the …

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The Father figure

The Father figure, in our society tends to be viewed as the aloof disciplinarian.  Father, or men, have been taught that displaying affection is forbidden.  As a consequence, men think they have to avoid displays of love.  The roots of this idea go far back in our DNA.  So far we no longer take time …

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To be a man

To be a man today is a pretty complicated assignment.  What exactly is a man after all?  Who is the role model we seek to pattern ourselves after?  Is it the Rambo, shoot ’em-up guy?  Is it the John Wayne character, a little rough around the edges but with a firm moral compass?  Perhaps we …

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Prejudice

In the simplest terms, prejudice is simply an unexamined belief upon which we act.  Prejudice can take the form of disliking someone for their race, religion, gender, sexual preference, body type, just about anything at all.  Discounting another person for any reason based upon prejudice is detrimental to our own well-being. When we choose to …

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It’s Greek to me!

Communication between individuals, regardless of gender, can be one of the most challenging aspects of our lives.  Ofen well-intended words can be mis-intreperted and result in anger or hurt feelings.  What can we do about this? Often the reason our words are not heard is that we are speaking from different energies; I refer to …

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Binding Together

One of the keys to a successful relationship, be that relationship between friends, roommates, lovers, business or for that matter, any relationship is to create a bond.  The tricky part is creating a bond that is not so tight it will strangle the relationship.   Within any relationship growth and change are a perfectly natural …

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Different Languages

Men and Women do not actually speak different languages, what is different is how the message of that language is delivered.  Working with different communication styles has been the journey I have been on while writing Bear and Butterfly, and I really want to share what I have learned with you. In Bear and Butterfly I break …

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I Feel So Lost

Have you ever felt like you are lost in life?  Have you ever felt you have no control over what is happening in your world?  Perhaps you are not lost at all, perhaps what is happening is you have become so wrapped up in what you think others want you to do that you have …

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