Letter From an Atheist Man Married to a Christian Woman

What’s it like being an atheist man married to an atheist woman? [Read more…]

If Your Family Has Attitudes This Time of Year, Use the Beatitudes to Stay in Good Cheer

Dreading upcoming family gatherings for the holidays? This reading of the Beatitudes just might quell your attitudes. [Read more…]

Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?

Here on my blog I have a page called, “7 Reasons Women Stay in Abusive Relationships.” Its text comprises a series of my posts—there run together as one whole piece—in which I delineate and explore those seven reasons. Yesterday I was pleased to learn that the entire “7 Reasons” essay was cut and pasted into [Read More…]

My Blog and the Silly Putty People

Running a blog is like posting a big sign on the gate outside of your house that says, “Like this house? Come in! Have a seat! Talk amongst yourselves!” And people do! They wander in, they look around; they might say a word or two: perhaps a big speech, perhaps only a snide aside. They [Read More…]

9 reasons to never yell at your employees

Here’s why you should never yell at your employees. [Read more…]

Bigfoot Fever!

The post you are looking for is included in HA!, a full-sized collection of five years worth of my best humor. If you are a Kindle owner and a member of Amazon Prime, you can borrow HA! for free, with no due dates. (If you don’t own a Kindle, here’s where to get one. To [Read More…]

Share Where You Were on 9/11?

[Hi guys. I’m going to leave up this post from yesterday until tomorrow morning, because how lame would it be to bump it on a Sunday? If you haven’t yet, please do share with us your recollection of 9/11. I’m probably going to create a separate page of these stories here on my (soon to [Read More…]

Her Parents Thoroughly Rejected Her. Now What?

Last night a woman emailed me the following, which I wanted to be sure to address this morning. I have two living parents who didn’t raise me. My maternal grandparents did. My grandfather has now passed away. I have been trying for 15 years to have a relationship with my mom. She told me she [Read More…]

“So Whaddaya, Anyway? Some Kinda Fag?”

With regards to “My Parents Say I Should Worry About Making More Money Than My Perfect Boyfriend. Advice?”, here’s my two cents–which, when adjusted for inflation, means– Hey! Just now “Berkshire” sent in our young questioner this answer, which I think so good I’m disinclined to add anything to it. A lot of your answers [Read More…]

“My Parents Say I Should Worry About Making More Money Than My Perfect Boyfriend. Advice?”

[Update: “So Whaddaya, Anyway? Some Kinda Fag?”] Okay, readers. The following note came in today (in response to “Six Tests To Determine If He’s Mr. Right”). How would any of you advise this young woman? Wow. Thank you so much. I have a lot to think about. I have been dating my boyfriend now for about [Read More…]