February 14, 2019

I know what it’s like to take a daughter to college, and it’s not easy. So when a man shared this story with me, I could understand why his wife was acting the way she was. And it wasn’t her that needed to change; it was him. After they dropped off their daughter for her freshman year of college, they intended to add a few days on to their drive home and do some sightseeing now that it was just… Read more

January 29, 2019

When your husband approaches you for sex, it goes beyond a need for a physical release or a desire for pleasure. There are emotions under the surface, emotions that you might not realize are very powerful. Keep reading to learn more. Read more

January 25, 2019

My Thoughts on “Toxic Masculinity”: A Series Part 1: “Toxic Masculinity” or an Attack on Masculinity? Last week I posted a brief piece in response to two hot-button items generating a firestorm of controversy: a Gillette ad with the #MeToo-era challenge “Is this the best a man can get?”, and the American Psychological Association’s (APA) new Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men. This is the more in-depth look I promised. In fact, there are so many important angles… Read more

January 24, 2019

It seems like we’re being bombarded on a daily basis with suggestive images everywhere we turn—TV commercials, magazine ads, mainstream websites, and online marketing. It’s hard to even watch a TV show without being confronted with images that border on pornography. One time, when a friend was watching TV with her husband and a Victoria’s Secret commercial came on, he said “I really shouldn’t be watching this”—and she blocked his view. Since then, whenever a commercial like that comes on… Read more

January 18, 2019

I’ve been contacted by a lot of readers and those in the media asking for my opinion on the American Psychological Association’s new guidelines for the Psychological Practice with Boys and Men—especially given the controversy surrounding its use of the phrase “toxic masculinity.” I’m sure many of you have seen the Gillette ad surrounding this hot topic (click here to view it).  Given how much chatter there’s been over it (both positive and negative) in the media over the last… Read more

January 15, 2019

Welcome to a new year! I can’t believe it’s 2019 already! I know everyone’s kids are going back to school (including mine) and we’re settling back in to work and home routines. There’s something so great about a fresh start, isn’t there? New calendars. New goals, new projects. I want to share something I am doing this year, in case any of you want to take up this challenge as well. Now let’s acknowledge that to some degree, a new… Read more

January 2, 2019

Every day, our men wake up and head out to “conquer” the world. Or, rather, the worlds of work, finances, home, school, kids’ activities, sports… We think we understand that, right? Turns out, we don’t. Not quite. Because in his mind, it isn’t about “juggling” everything. Instead, every one of those spheres have a very, very specific set of expectations of him. Expectations that he is desperately trying to meet. And at a deep level, he doubts that he is… Read more

December 24, 2018

From all of us here – from Shaunti and Jeff, their core team, and the the whole crew of writers, researchers, and advisors – we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Sincerely, Shaunti, Jeff, and their team Core team from right: Eileen, Charlyn, Katie, Shaunti, Caroline (in Atlanta) and Naomi (photoshopped in from Oregon) Read more

December 18, 2018

I’ve been working on a special project and it’s finally here—just in time for Christmas, or those New Year’s Resolutions! Introducing the Find Rest Journal! This artistic journal is so beautiful that I think I literally squealed when I first saw it. (Embarrassing, I know!) It has truly lie-flat pages for easy writing, filled with design, inspiring scripture and quotes. It’s a wonderful gift for yourself, your sister, the women in your Bible Study… It can be either a companion… Read more

December 17, 2018

I have an exciting announcement to make to all you ladies out there. If any of you have longed for help in figuring out how to balance and juggle all the things going on in your busy lives (wait, isn’t that all of us?!) I have a Bible study just for you. I’m so thrilled to announce . . . Find Balance: Thriving In a Do-It All World! As some of you know, I used to have a Bible study… Read more

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