Christmas Crazies!

If there is one thing that takes the edge off our Christmas joy, it’s the pressure of the consumer culture to give better, more unique, and thoughtful presents for an increasing

Christmas Crazies!2020-12-18T11:32:34+11:00

Romantic Love: Feeling or Choice?

From Hollywood to Cleo, the cultural representations of Romantic Love are clear: it’s a spontaneous feeling of attraction and affection for another. And like all feelings, we don’t choose it: it’s

Romantic Love: Feeling or Choice?2020-08-13T14:16:14+10:00

Knot Yet! #5: Responsibility Phobia

What comes first, maturity or the responsibility? In the world of adultesence, the absence of the necessity to be responsible, delays maturity.Most of us look back at adolesence and shiver – it’s a

Knot Yet! #5: Responsibility Phobia2016-07-06T18:32:35+10:00

The Marriage Myth

Part 5 in the Quest for Happiness SeriesToo many times have we heard the complaint – “I’m just not happy in this marriage anymore”. For couples today, personal happiness has become the measure

The Marriage Myth2016-01-08T17:26:31+11:00

Gender Differences: tolerated or celebrated?

For several dark decades last century, the god of political correctness demanded that we speak, think and act as though men and women were essentially identical. Thankfully, common sense has prevailed and

Gender Differences: tolerated or celebrated?2015-01-15T14:58:42+11:00

Loving Smart

How to Love Over many years we’ve come to realise that most of our mistakes in love come from the assumption that everyone experiences love the same way. A number of authors

Loving Smart2015-01-15T14:58:43+11:00

Respect & Cherishment

What's the Diff? While everyone experiences love uniquely, some clear gender patterns have emerged through relationship research. In one study, when given the option between the negative choices of being ‘alone and

Respect & Cherishment2015-01-15T14:59:34+11:00

Marriage: to be happy or to be holy?

”… And they lived happily ever after”… it’s the ending of the fairy tale love story and has become the expected story line of most modern day couples. Swept away by passion

Marriage: to be happy or to be holy?2015-01-15T14:59:38+11:00

Daily Strongest Feeling

“Honey we need to talk!” Those five words strike unparalleled fear into a man’s heart. They usually mean an unpleasant message or a very long and arduous interaction. No wonder men dread

Daily Strongest Feeling2015-01-15T14:59:41+11:00