Use Moments of Awkward Silence for a Surprising Advantage with Men

What feels like an awkward silence to you might not feel that way to a guy. Let me show you why. Let’s look at a sample conversation where two people are trying to make a connection. MAN: I don’t think I’ve ever seen a neon pink-orange drink before. WOMAN: I know,...

The Real Secret to Getting Him to Open Up

Have you ever wondered why men are so much more reluctant to share their feelings than women? The technical term for when a guy has a hard time talking about how he feels is “Normative Male Alexithymia.” That’s a ridiculously complicated way of saying that many men...

5 Mysteries of the Male Brain

Male and female brains are different. Sometimes very different. It all comes back to what happens in the womb. Before we’re even born, our brains begin to develop. During this time, the male brain is powerfully influenced by the presence of testosterone....

When he clams up, do this.

Men sometimes clam up. Try as hard as you want, there are times when it feels impossible to get your guy to talk. You’ve likely been there. You know something is bothering him. You’re sure of it. Maybe you know of a specific issue he’s dealing with,...

Communication Problems With Guys

Now let me ask you, do you believe yourself to be a good communicator? Most women are good at communication, certainly when compared to their male counterparts. Yet as a dating coach, one of the most common issues I discuss with women is the frustration of...