Posts in category "Love"

It is okay that you are not the primary trusted source of information

July 28, 2015 “Born heartless with a cold soul yet I believe that I was put on earth to love more.” The other day I watched a buddy of mine get into it with his lady about their exercise regimen. He had suggested that they start working out a certain type of way – based... Read more »

Men cannot have Women friends if there is sexual tension

Some thoughts on having women friends in relationships. So, I solicited ideas on the Love From The Brain Facebook page and I got an email from a man asking me how he should handle his new relationship and her dislike of his having women friends. Well, sir, I am your Huckleberry. I have many women... Read more »

I struggle with the fourth line of 1 Corinthians 13:5

You don’t have to be a bible thumper or even a religious person to be familiar with the Apostle Paul’s idea of love. This section of the letter Paul sent to the church in Corinth is a staple of weddings, calendars and Pinterest boards. And it’s the fourth line of the fifth verse of the... Read more »
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You drive yourself crazy not trying something new

I learned some years ago that the definition of crazy was doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. I was in the park yesterday and I watched a man try to teach his child how to ride his bike. The man repeated the same method again and again and yet the... Read more »

Stealing time from women isn't cool

One of the harsh realities in the relationship game is that there are men out here stealing women’s assets. Her physical, emotional, spiritual and financial assets. And they do it with love. And that’s not cool. The theft begins at the precise moment when he realizes that she wants something he is determined not to... Read more »

31 questions to help you understand why your lover has that disgusted look on their face

31 questions to help you understand why your lover has that disgusted look on their face
Lovers who live with their lover. I’m talking to you. You ever notice that kind of disgusted look on your lover’s face? You know, that look that says something isn’t right despite the fact that everything seems alright. You see the look but you don’t really understand it because things are good. Bills are paid.... Read more »
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Silence is a better choice than popping off

Silence is a better choice than popping off
I pop off. Like I am a pop off artist. I don’t even need Tanesha to tell me to do so. At the point when I feel I have had enough, POP. By “pop off” I mean verbally attack. The intent is to shut down whatever it is that is going on that in my... Read more »

I write for those with a high level of I don't give a fudge

I write for those with a high level of I don't give a fudge
“Born heartless with a cold soul. And I believe that I was put on earth to love more.” That was my opening line to a song I did a few years back called Everybody Knows and it popped up in my head this morning when my wife said to me – quite affectionately – “you... Read more »

Converse willing to learn, change and grow

In the past week, I have had several conversations birthed by the situation that happened in Ferguson, Missouri. This is not a post about Ferguson but rather a post about what I have learned about discussing Ferguson. Some people participate in conversation just to beat others with their opinions. This is not a revelation. I... Read more »
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If breaking up is an option you are not committed

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.” – Thomas Merton In the past week I have had several mini conversations with people in rocky relationships – at... Read more »