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The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity




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I imagine a world where we experience a sense of aliveness and vitality in our relationships, because the quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives. I’ve dedicated my life and career to understanding and improving human relationships. Let's continue to learn together.

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How to Be Assertive without Being Aggressive

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In this episode from the Moments series, Carl from D.C. asks, "How do I assert myself as a man without coming across as too forceful?". This is such a timely question, as we deal with an evolving set of expectations for men and in terms of gender and sexuality more generally. 

How to Be Assertive without Being Aggressive

In this episode from the Moments series, Carl from D.C. asks, "How do I assert myself as a man without coming across as too forceful?". This is such a timely question, as we deal with an evolving set of expectations for men and in terms of gender and sexuality more generally. 

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The State of Affairs

In The State of Affairs, I take a look at modern relationships through the lens of infidelity. Affairs have a lot to teach us about the human heart. Through examining illicit love from multiple angles, I invite you into an honest exploration of coupling in all its many variations.

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Infidelity: Why I Wrote a Book About America's Most Controversial Topic

I knew that writing my new book The State of Affairs would be met with strong reactions on all sides. expose me to critique. So why step into the fire?

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Finding "The One"

Does "the One" exist? And what does this phrase mean in the context of a new dating reality, with all of the choice and lack of certainty it presents?

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Relationship Accountability

Rejection has always been a part of the relationship landscape. But are the new trends of ghosting, icing and simmering increasing our acceptance of ambiguous ends?

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