Category Archives: Love and marriage

Am I being unfair to the Cautious and the Incandescent? Let’s do the math.

You get into the same jams again and again – the snags that never seem to snag anyone else – because you respond in the same way to the same situations over and over again.Photo by: tacit requiem (joanneQEscober )Yesterday, Cathleen cautioned me … Continue reading

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Empathy tells all: Why are libertarians so hostile to marriage and family?

Do you see any room for a baby – an endlessly needy whining mammal that will never, ever pay back its monetary and opportunity costs – in there? That’s why you see so few babies among libertarians.Photo by: Lisa Rosario[From … Continue reading

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Even if we manage to comb the Marxist lice out of our hair, a Ci culture still won’t have any kids.

“Look over there! It’s a future full of grandchildren!”Photo by: Vincent AnderlucciI can’t imagine how I could stick my chin out any further. I am making hugely bold claims in hugely bold ways, and I am stunned that I’m getting … Continue reading

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The Cautious and Incandescent temperaments are wonderful. Just don’t bring them home.

If you want more and deeper storgic relationships, they’re made out of your time, your presence and your whole-hearted, open-hearted commitment.Photo by: Alosh BennettAfter yesterday’s news, you might think I’m down on the Cautious and Incandescent DISC temperaments. There’s some … Continue reading

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Two bodies, one love, one ideal, one destiny: Marriage is cooperation, not competition. Who knew?

“I can’t get no… satisfaction…”Yikes! That’s the picture I made the other day of the hypothetical marriage of Inferox to Facinatox, the least Ds, most Ci couple I could imagine. If Gaius and Gaia, the counter-vailingly hypothetically perfect married couple, … Continue reading

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The Better Sons-in-Law Society: A skate-parking date movie for the whole family.

The skate-park is Planet Dutch Uncle: Everyone is working out his own father-hunger, and there is no ‘authoritah’ except ongoing, thoroughgoing excellence.Photo by: Rodrigo AmorimHere’s a story for you, a father/daughter teen rom-com: A skate-parking Accidental Dad pushing 30 – … Continue reading

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Q: Why does nothing ever seem to change? A: All you’re trying to change is nothing.

How do people know conservatives favor reptilian empathy?Image by: Derek BridgesTrump can’t win. The GOP-majority Congress can’t win. The Tea Party can’t win. The amassed roar of redneck rage can’t win. How is it that the majority can’t win anything? I can … Continue reading

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