Men’s Sexual Issues

Many men experience some form of sexual difficulty during their life span. Erectile dysfunction can happen to a young man or an old man. It's not often discussed between partners nor is it even discussed much by friends. There's unnecessary shame attached to having ED, which is why it's excluded from conversations. Here is an interesting article that describes the different issues and treatments: https://www.uptodate.com/contents/sexual-problems-in-men-beyond-the-basics  

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Step-Families and Triangulation in General

In Family Systems Theory, triangulation is when any two people form a stronger bond with each other against a third person. There are so many family combinations of mom/mom or mom/dad or dad/dad or grandma/dad and so on that I couldn’t possibly address all of them. When two nouns are needed, I’m going to use mom and dad. When just one noun is required, I’ll say the person, but if it’s two, I’ll use mom, dad, and child/ren. You can apply your own labels suitable for your family system once you see the pattern. Here is a list of some of the possibilities: Child and mom form a stronger alliance than mom’s alliance with dad, which drives dad away. One...

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Do You Remember Your Life? Probably Not.

“When you feel happy, really happy, it somehow seems that you’ve always been happy and that you’ll always be happy. The same is often true when you feel sad, or lonely, or depressed, or broke, or sick, or scared. Something, perhaps, to remember.” —Notes From The Universe It's bad enough to feel depressed, anxious, insecure, jealous, fearful, without believing you've been this way more often than not during your lifetime. How often has someone told you they were born to be unhappy or to have problems or some version of those that indicate the person's perception of themselves and their lives is very negative? With few exceptions they're probably wrong. Science and brain imaging are now able to prove that...

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Need Sleep Now?

A common sign of depression is sleep disturbance, not being able to fall asleep as well as waking up one or several times during the night or waking up before you are ready to wake up. It's also a common sign of a new baby in the house, worrying about something, feeling stressed and anxious, and various other things similar to what I've listed. This exercise is excellent although it will take some practice and patience. You can't do it once or twice and give up because you don't think it's going to work. This article explains why it will work for just about everything except someone snoring very loudly right next to you or living within feet of  train...

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Introverts and Extroverts Illustrated

Many people believe extroverts are fun, outgoing people and introverts prefer living in the wilderness. Not so. Introverts are just as friendly and happy to interact. They just need more down time than an extrovert. Here are some illustrations comparing introverts and extroverts. www.quietrev.com/6-illustrations-that-show-what-its-like-in-an-introverts-head

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