nagging

How to change a man

Jodi recently sent me a terrific article about some traits men need to handle strong women. While I was in agreement with pretty much the author had to say, what tickled my funny bone for the week were the comments. For instance:

I think I shall be handing this to Prince Charming when he arrives…

It reminded me of comments and posts I have seen over and over again. Read more

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Stuck to the Negativity Magnet

Thanks to the recent, ugly departure of the Florida State University Seminoles from the College Football Playoffs, there has been a considerable amount of commiserating and complaining online. A mutual friend of ours made the comment that FSU fans are the worst. Being from Boston, myself, I’ve always heard the same negative reaction to [Red Sox | Patriots | Bruins] fans. And yet, both Jodi and I have known so many great, polite, enthusiastic, and friendly fans of our teams, we wondered where these opinions come from? And then it struck me. Read more

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Happy Holidays from MOD Love

holiday videoWith the holiday season upon us, Jodi and I decided to put together a quick holiday video to thank our fans for all of their support and to wish them the happiest of holiday seasons. We did manage to have some fun making it. With video being so easy to create and share, do you find yourself putting together a video Christmas card to share with family and friends? Read more

understanding women

A Conversation with Leslie Ziemba of Amore Matchmaking

understanding womenI was recently invited to participate in a video with Leslie Ziemba of Amore Matchmaking to discuss an article from The Good Men Project that has received considerable interest among both men and women. In it, author Steve Horsmon discusses 5 things he wishes his father had known and shared with him before getting married. Is this all there is to understanding women? Read more

Call to compassion

Our Calling to be Compassionate

Call to compassionIf you’re one of my American listeners it would be hard to have missed the recent events in Ferguson and New York that have reignited the discussion about race and poverty. There has been no shortage of opinions and outrage and it has been somewhat discouraging. I fear that in our need to be right Read more

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Facebook Creeping – Part Deux

facebook creeping on laptopIf you thought my last article about Facebook Creeping was the end of it, well, think again. I still have more to say. Go figure! Let’s call this Facebook Creeping, Part II.

As I was thinking more about this male Facebook Creeping phenomenon I was reminded of some of my own behaviors from childhood. With Facebook Creeping, the man sits in front of his computer Read more

facebook creeping cat

Don’t Be the Pennsylvania Poker

facebook creeping catMaybe the effects of Halloween haven’t completely worn off, but I still seem to be stuck on the topic of creepiness. Today’s subtopic? Facebook creeping.

Guys – if you’re sending Pokes to strangers on Facebook just because you think their profile picture is attractive, you’re being creepy. And if we’re going to give it the Brad test – yes it’s still creepy if your profile picture looks like Brad Pitt – because no one is going to believe that is you. Even if it is you. Sorry Brad, guess you’re stuck with Angelina. Read more

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We Can’t All Be Brad

creepy guy with cameraI tend to enjoy the articles by Dr NerdLove, as they speak to men about relationship topics in a straightforward manner. In his recent article about creeper moves and Brad Pitt, however, I think he lost his way.

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Woman waiting

The Weighting is the Hardest Part

Woman ignoring her relationship baselineHas anyone ever woken up one morning to realize they gained a hundred pounds? Let’s face it, some things just don’t happen overnight. In the same vein, have you ever woken up one morning and realized your relationship was over? Spent? D-U-N, done? Did you go to bed the night before thinking everything was great? Yeah, that’s what I thought.

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On the Should-ers of Giants

judgmental pointing finger“I should really have the salad, but the burger looks so good. ”
“He should treat her like a queen.”
“She should lose weight.”

Should, should, should.

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