Teach Your Kids This: The SMV Curve

This is a new series I’m going to occasionally touch on based off one of Illimitable Man’s memetic catchphrases he uses all the time on Twitter “Teach your sons this.”  In his Tweets he will drop a knowledge bomb about various subjects, mostly centered around intersexual dynamics and end it with the “Teach your sons this” or “I will teach my son this.”  It has become quite popular within our realm of the Twittersphere with various knockoffs because it is simply just that good! Continue reading “Teach Your Kids This: The SMV Curve”

Love & Respect: COUPLE

  1. The L/R Dynamic
  2. Blue and Pink Glasses
  3. COUPLE
  4. CHAIRS
  5. Putting It All Together

Now that we’ve covered the basics in part 1 and 2 of this series, it’s time to dig into the nitty-gritty of the Love & Respect dynamic.

As we covered in previous installments, men’s world are centered around respect and honor.  From what we hear, say, act, and see, nearly everything falls under giving and receiving respect.  When we feel like we are not being respected, it sets off our alarms and we either go on the attack or withdraw. Continue reading “Love & Respect: COUPLE”

Love & Respect: Blue and Pink Glasses

  1. The L/R Dynamic
  2. Blue and Pink Glasses
  3. COUPLE
  4. CHAIRS
  5. Putting It All Together

Last week we discussed the core principles of the Love & Respect dynamic and what both men and women need most from their spouse, men needing primarily respect from their wives and wives needing primarily love from their husbands.

We also introduced the Crazy Cycle and how it feeds into itself until a marriage becomes a horrific mess.

Today, we are going to discuss what is arguably the primary reason for disputes in a marriage involving two well-meaning people: The breakdown of communication. Continue reading “Love & Respect: Blue and Pink Glasses”

Denying Her Requests

In marriage there are roles that each man and woman must take on.  The man is expected to be a protector, provider, a strategist, and strong.  A woman is expected to be dedicated, a care taker, loyal, and provide in a different way.  Far too often you see married guys succumbing to every single request their wives have and you can almost feel the tension and see the broken spirit of the guy.  While there will be some crossover of duties at times, the balance should be equal. Continue reading “Denying Her Requests”