Relationships Category Archive

Social Media, You Got Dumped

Monday, July 7th, 2014

After careful consideration I’ve decided to opt out of participating in external social media sites. I no longer have active accounts with Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or YouTube. They’ve all been closed, deleted, or otherwise nuked. Yesterday I had tens of thousands of followers on those services. Now I have zero. To opt out even more […]

What Is Respect?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Respect often seems like a meaningful and powerful word. We claim that we want others to treat us with respect, and we dislike it when others show us disrespect. But what’s the real meaning of this word? The word respect has a number of definitions — feel free to look it up if you’d like — […]

Conscious Rejection

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Over the past few days, I’ve made a lot of progress in resolving some of the ethical dilemmas I’ve been sharing recently. I’ve felt some significant shifts happening in how I choose to relate to people who support animal cruelty, such as modern factory farming. Tolerance In the past, my main way of dealing with […]

Maybe I’m the One Who’s Crazy Nutso

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

I’ve been receiving more feedback than usual about my last two articles, much of it pretty long and most of it sent privately. People have been encouraging me to share more along these lines. I think what they mean is that they’d like to see me share more about my own private thoughts and feelings, even […]

The Benefits of Cruelty

Monday, May 26th, 2014

As I continued to ponder the ideas I shared in my last post, I gave more thought to the idea of the potential hidden benefits of cruelty. When I used to do a lot of shoplifting in my late teens, aside from the self-destructive nature of those pursuits, there were some benefits as well. It […]

Thoughts on the Santa Barbara Shootings

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

I’ve been asked to share my thoughts about the recent shootings in Santa Barbara involving Elliot Rodger. If you haven’t heard the story yet, feel free to Google his name if you want to know the details. Normally I don’t like to comment on current events because I prefer to write more timeless content, but […]

Your Uncommon Diet Is a Social Advantage

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

I find it ironic (and mildly stupid) when people feel they’re at a social disadvantage if they eat differently from everyone else in a social situation, as if they have to conform to fit in. No, conformity puts you at an enormous social disadvantage. Being different is a godsend. Eating differently can enhance your social […]

2014 Explorations

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

As one year ends and another begins, I often like to reflect back on the past year’s lessons and begin the new year with some clarity about what I’d like to explore next. The 2013 year was an amazing one for me, filled with many wonderful growth experiences. Indeed it was one of the best […]

December 2013 Updates

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Here are some updates and announcements to polish off 2013. This past year was one of my best ever in terms of personal growth and lifestyle enjoyment, so I’m in a pretty bouncy mood as I share this… SBI Buy One Get One Free Special – Extended Through January 6, 2014 In case you didn’t […]

4D Relationships

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

For the past several months, I’ve been putting a lot of time and energy into exploring 3D relationships with men and women as well as 4D relationships with women. My Meeting in Person page makes it easy for people to decide how compatible we’re likely to be if we ever meet face to face. As a […]