I often hear it pointed out that women have many advantages over men when it comes to relationships. However, there is one area in which men have all the power.
How to tell if she’s interested
Recently I learned that men, unlike women, can apparently never really tell whether a member of the opposite sex is interested in them or not. As such, I've developed a very simple and testable method for men to tell if a woman desires him.
The Magic of Finding Your Spouse
Hello, friends! Yes, I know it's been five months since I last updated Agony & Hope (eek!) - I appreciate your patience with my non-activity. Unfortunately the last six months have seen some very real hardships in my personal life, which have taken their toll. As a result, I've let my writing take a backseat … Continue reading The Magic of Finding Your Spouse
Getting off the shelf and into a relationship
Off the Shelf: Traditional Dating Truths for the Modern Christian Woman is full of sage and practical wisdom for women on how to lose the single status and get into a relationship.
I Love Men
I love men. I love everything about them that makes them men. But times are tough for the average white, heterosexual male.
No kissing until marriage?
When it comes to kissing, hardly any Christian couples are certain of what’s appropriate and what isn’t. While less intimate kisses, such as on the cheek or forehead, are quite innocuous, where do we draw the line when it comes to locking lips?
Why modern dating is disastrous
Since last century women have been told they can have it all: independence, a career, casual sex, and that they can have it guilt-free, pain-free and worry-free! Of course it's all a fantastic lie, but a lie with expectations attached.
Women: what we hate and love about the single life
So I mentioned a while back that I'd recorded a podcast with Natalie of The Thirtyest podcast. I'm pleased to announce that this has just been released! This was, hands down, my favourite experience podcasting yet. Natalie and I clearly share many of the same experiences, so the conversation was a very meaningful one. However, … Continue reading Women: what we hate and love about the single life
Dear friends, Thank you for bearing with my long and unexplained absence from the blogosphere! And thank you particularly to all those who reached out to me in fear that my silence was due to my being burned up in the bushfires. Thankfully Sydney has largely been spared from the devastating fires raging across our … Continue reading 2020 Update
What bothered me about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
I wasn't planning on commenting on this film, or indeed any of the movies in the disappointing new Star Wars sequel trilogy. However, after I left the cinema on Friday night I felt deeply bothered by something that I couldn't quite put my finger on.
Why men are unsuccessful with women
There are two major factors I've identified that I believe are preventing a lot of men from succeeding when it comes to asking women out on dates.
No, I’m not dead
So the posts have been a little light-on of late, and I can only apologise. It’s just that time of year, you know what I mean? One thing after another. Anyway this is just a quick post to let you know I’m still alive and well, and to share some updates. First of all, I’m … Continue reading No, I’m not dead
Christian dating in a post-Christian world
A few weeks ago I mentioned that I had recorded a podcast with Fishers of Men host Mary Ashley Burton. The episode has just been released! I had a chance to listen to it today and am pleased to report that I'm getting gradually less squeamish about hearing my voice on audio 🙂
Couples: please keep your displays of affection private
Bleughhh. Is there anything quite so revolting as sitting near a couple who start smooching on a train or a bus? I found myself in just such a situation this morning.
How to navigate the single life (and how to talk to your single friends)
A friend of mine just put me onto this fantastic article by Maria Walley on the Grotto Network: What the world needs to understand about single people. Maria hits the nail on the head about a number of issues, including common myths surrounding dating and marriage, how married couples should (and shouldn't) speak to singles … Continue reading How to navigate the single life (and how to talk to your single friends)