For the last several years running, the most popular post on my Psychology of Men blog has been “Why Do Men Stonewall?” Stonewalling is withdrawing or refusing to respond to your partner. For a man, it may be a response to his own confusion or feeling overwhelmed when she’s upset. Or he may just try to stay calm in the hope that she will also calm down. Continue reading “Why Do Men Stonewall?”
I’d been chatting with a lovely Christian woman & her husband about their marriage for several weeks. Although she seemed open to what I was saying about the way men think & feel & behave, she followed everything I said with a “Yes, but …” statement of her own. Continue reading “Yes, but …”
God created men to be Warriors. Amazing. Wonderful. And they are. But so many of our men don’t feel at all like those words describe who they are, especially in the eyes of the women they love. And that makes me sad. I hope it makes you sad, too. Continue reading “The Wounded Warrior”
Men and women have a very different template for understanding (and doing) life. Mostly because nature & nurture play out in male development in ways that simply don’t happen for women. Which, as noted previously, creates some Really Big Differences that can make a man confusing – but also very desirable to the opposite sex! Continue reading “Men Are Complex”
More than one man has encouraged me – through their own disrespectful behavior – to rebel against submission. Even so, it felt like an essential part of my identity was missing. Continue reading “Strong & Gentle”
One godly man changed my life forever. My experience with him is summed up nicely with this speech [see emphasis], quoted from the 1955 film A Man Called Peter. The movie was based on the book by Catherine Marshall, wife of the future Chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Continue reading “Wonderful Womanhood”
I love to see a woman who knows how to love her man. She knows he’s sensitive to her. And she uses that knowledge to build him up.
She responds lovingly to the man that God created him to be. Affirming both who he is – as well as who he is is becoming.
How does she do it? Continue reading “The King’s Heart”