Commitment Can Set You Free

Yes, you read it right, and no, I’m not crazy. When I shared this observation with my single friend Howard, he looked at me as though I had taken leave of my senses. I don't...

Married Without Infidelities: Speaking Up for Monogamy

Are we too quick to forgive adultery? Like many others, I read Mark Oppenheimer's article on Dan Savage and monogamy in today's The New York Times Magazine (or online) with interest. I agree with the...

Does Sexless Marriage Justify Adultery? Part 1

Is there an obligation to have sex with your partner? In the comments section to my last post on adultery, a fantastic discussion emerged regarding the issue of sexless marriage. It began when one commenter...

Does Sexless Marriage Justify Adultery? Part 2

Can sexual needs ever trump duties of fidelity? In the first part of this post I discussed whether partners had any obligation to have sex with their partners, given the fidelity they expect of each...

Why Get Married? The Value of Commitment

Finding the silver lining in commitment... One question that commenters often ask in response to any posts on this site regarding marriage, divorce, or adultery, is "why get married at all?" For instance, one recent...

Is Love Really Essential to Marriage?

Asking ourselves to fall in love many times, always with the same person We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires...

What’s Wrong With Criticism

How to ruin a perfectly good relationship. “Criticism is the only reliable form of autobiography," Oscar Wilde said, because it tells you more about the psychology of the critic than the people he or she...

A Career of Learning

A Career of Learning: It was Perelman who said “Learning is what most adults do for a living in the 21st century”. And Bishop Greighton made this observation ‘The one real object of education...

What Leaders Do?

Imagine a situation for a moment where you are the undisputed leader. Now your thoughts have become strategy, your words are inspiring people and your plans are inspiring great execution across – everybody in...

Quote of the Day

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu

Important Lessons About Money You’ll Ever Learn

The first teacher in everyone’s life is their parents. Whether it’s providing wisdom on how to use his hard-earned money or how to build a successful marriage, a man’s parents are responsible for assisting...

Quote of the Day

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to you that in a single second your whole life could change. Annette Funicello

How to Buy Gluten-Free Without Getting Duped

A quick trip down the natural foods section of your grocery store likely reveals box after box showcasing “gluten-free” on the label, indicating items free from wheat, rye, barley or crossbreeds of those grains....

The Flexitarian Diet: Less Meat, Better Health?

The term “flexitarian,” also known as “semi-vegetarian,” refers to someone who is vegetarian most of the time, but occasionally eats meat. The phrase was coined as far back as 2003, when it was deemed...

Spring Clean Your Kitchen (and Lose Weight in the Process)

Even if you haven’t been indulging in rich, comforting meals all winter, chances are you’ve accumulated more unhealthy foods in your freezer, fridge and cupboard than you realize. To start off the new season...