Archive for q&a

Losing My Wife. Is It Too Late?

Wanted to share one of my favorites from The Good Men Project:

Q:  Allana, I don’t know for sure but I think my wife is going to leave me. I will admit, I haven’t been the best husband. And while I have always provided for my family, I have put work before being present. Now that the kids are grown and out of the house, there is so much distance between us. I feel as if I realized this too late and I have lost her. How can I win her back? How can I save my marriage?

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Son’s Asking about Absent Father is Heartbreaking

Q:  Allana, I am trying so hard to be strong for my child but every time my little boy asks me about his father (who isn’t in the picture), my heart breaks. What do I say to him? Why is he asking so much many questions about a person he has never met?

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Need One Lined Up Before I Can Move On

Q:  Coach, I have finally figured out something with the help of a friend of mine. I can’t move on from one girl/woman without meeting another.  I am still hung up on my ex-girlfriend but I realized I only got over the girlfriend before her because of her (and the one before that…) How do I break this cycle of having to replace the old with the new in order to be happy?

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Celebrating the Holidays with a New Girlfriend

Q: What is the sweetest thing a man can do in a new relationship around the holidays that won’t scare off a new girlfriend?

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Overzealous Husband Outshines Wife

Q:  My husband is an extreme extrovert and I am more on the quiet side. It isn’t a thing until we go to a social gathering and he is part of everyone’s conversation. I mean he completely dominates them. I don’t want to tell him to ease up but in the rare moments when I do want to participate I feel as if I’m standing in the dark while he is hogging the spotlight. How do I convey this to him?

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It’s Been Way Too Long Since I Sealed the Deal

Q: It has been so long since I have had sex that I can’t even get myself to completion. I get bored part way through and just give up! What is wrong with me?

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