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5 Reasons Your Guy and Friends Hate Each Other

5 Reasons Your Guy and Friends Hate Each Other

By SMF Marcus Osborne for GalTime.com Ok, maybe hate is too strong a word. Maybe a less harsh phrase like "incompatible personalities" lands a little softer. But for whatever reason, your guy and your best friend(s) can't quite seem to get in sync socially. Whether there are constant, overt personality clashes or very subtle and consistent tensions between the most important people in your life, the long-term effects are no less devastating.

How to Ask for What you Want

How to Ask for What you Want

You know you can’t change people. If you could, everyone around you would be exactly the way you want them to be and your relationships would all be simple and perfect. I’m going to venture a guess that that’s not the case. Knowing that you can’t change them, many people take what they think is their only option—the über enlightened approach trying to accept their “other” exactly as they are. I totally laud you, enlightened ones. Acceptance feels good. It’s kind. It’s the ideal state, no doubt.

Divorce: How Parents Can Nurture and Protect Their Kids

Divorce: How Parents Can Nurture and Protect Their Kids

Divorce and Childrearing: How Parents Can Nurture and Protect Their Kids Most parents who are in the process of considering or pursuing divorce are deeply worried about the effects the divorce will have on their children. And the concern is justified. Divorce is one of the most difficult life events that you and your children will ever experience, according to the well validated Holmes and Rahe Stressful Life Events Scale created by the two psychiatric researchers in 1967.

My Life as a Phone Sex Operator - Part 7

My Life as a Phone Sex Operator - Part 7

I answered my ringing phone, and heard: “I’m here, Kelly. I’m here in the room, in a sex swing - naked – and I am so horny. I really, need to be fucked, used, and treated like a bitch.” By his voice, and his words, I knew immediately it was a regular caller named Michael, the “I’m NOT gay” guy, who goes at least once a week on the hunt to meet other men in bath houses, book stores, or orgies put together in hotel rooms advertised online.

A New Life

A New Life

I’ve claimed a new life for myself recently. Now, I believe I already have a wonderful life, filled with meaning and purpose and connection with my family, my friends and general community. Over the last 6 months however, Johnny and I have gotten clear that we really wanted a change of pace, a new fresh start for ourselves and how we “do” our life- both personally and professionally. We were strongly desiring a connection with water, a smaller town feeling, and to be able to walk to most places in our new location.