Misc.

May, 2009 Humor

Why Men Don't Write Advice Columns

adviceDear Walter:

I hope you can help me here. The other day, I set off for work leaving my husband in the house watching the TV as usual. I hadn't gone more than a mile down the road when my engine conked out and the car shuddered to a halt. I walked back home to get my husband's help. When I got home I couldn't believe my eyes. He was in our bedroom with the neighbor lady. I am 32, my husband is 34, and we have been married for twelve years.

Self-tracking tools

Many articles on this site talk about the effects of neurochemical fluctuations caused by withdrawal or orgasmic "hangovers" on mood and relationships. The easiest way to understand these effects is to experience them for yourself. However, due to being "inside" the experience of your own moods, it can be difficult to see your own fluctuations in an objective way. When you are "down," it seems like things have always been that way, and likewise when you are feeling better. Similarly, while experiencing cravings for porn or more orgasms, it can seem like the cravings will never go away.

April, 2009 Humor

Deeply profound thoughts by men

men drinking while fishingTwo men are out just fishing quietly and drinking beer.

Almost silently, so as not to scare the fish, Bob says, 'I think I'm gonna divorce my wife. She hasn't spoken to me in over 2 months.'

Charles continues slowly sipping his beer then thoughtfully says, 'You better think it over, Bob. Women like that are hard to find.'

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Longevity

March, 2009 Humor

"You Can Thank Biology" I

cartoon depicting recent research about women's choices in mates

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"You Can Thank Biology" II

In India, the ground horn of a rhino is reputed to be a powerful aphrodisiac. A very rich older Indian gentleman went to his local apothecary to get some of this stuff.

The Descent of the Dove

Descent of the Dove coverWe begin with an excerpt from the book The Descent of the Dove by Charles Williams (1939). The book is a short, very unique, history of Christianity. In this segment William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan: 10-14 he notes that the very earliest Christians seem to have had powers on a scale that their successors did not, and mentions in particular that they had a method of uniting the sexes with "heavenly daring."

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