Fun Size

November 14, 2010

As I was rummaging through the Halloween cache of candy my kids were able to amass, I noticed that all these little bite sized morsels were labeled “Fun Size.” Really? Since when has getting a smaller piece of candy been fun? Folks, this is classic marketing at it’s best. The candy industry is actually trying […]

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Find A Guy Who Calls You Beautiful?

November 11, 2010

I recently saw this post from an anonymous author on Facebook: “Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the boy […]

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Baseball or Golf?

August 30, 2009

I love baseball, but I really don’t like it as a metaphor for relationships. How did this start, anyway? “How’d your date go last night?”“Ah, I got to first base, that’s it.”“Dude, stick with it, you’ll score soon enough.” I am pretty certain I know what it means to “score”, but what does first, second, […]

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Women’s Beauty Products

August 28, 2009

A little over 10 years ago I had a roommate who was getting married. Being a finance guy, he was adamant that he and his fiancé establish an operating budget before they finalized their “merger.” (My guess is that on their honeymoon there was a lot of renegotiating and multiple mergers, but that’s a different […]

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Romancing A Guy? Really?

August 15, 2009

I hate to harp on Glamour Magazine (well, not really, I actually enjoy it), but c’mon, this month’s issue has an article called “The Real Way To Romance A Guy” (Its on page 178). The title alone undermines the entire credibility of the article. Ladies, it’s time to face reality: you don’t romance a guy! […]

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Women’s Magazine Propaganda

August 12, 2009

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day, and he was telling me about the amount of stress his wife had been under lately. He said it had been months since they had sex. In fact, he said she was so up tight that she’ll go 3 or 4 days without even […]

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Birds and the Bees

August 7, 2009

I welcome reader questions! I got the following question from in response to “The Talk”: “Why is it called the Birds and the Bees? They don’t mate on each other as the birds would get stung and die. Right?” Well, I’m not sure that a Bee can sting through a Bird’s layer of feathers unless […]

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The Talk

July 24, 2009

I was watching Oprah the other day, but only under duress. I had come downstairs after putting my children to bed, and found my wife glued to the TV. It was the television equivalent of being landlocked, and she refused my request for an easement to Sports Center. The Oprarain topic was this: At what […]

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Hints vs Clues

July 19, 2009

Instead of being completely honest and using phrases like “Hey, I do not want to (insert non-desirable action here) with you” or “Hey, I really want to (insert desire here) with you”, men and women usually resort to sending “Hints” and “Clues”. If this is your method of choice, all I ask is that you […]

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