Coach Mom

I delighted in seeing Michael Phelps’ mother during the Olympic Games.  Debbie Phelps appears to be one of those wonderfully centered women whose simple enthusiastic presence and clear empathy have made all the difference in Michael’s world.  She reminds me of my...

What Men Want in Women

The masculine and the feminine: both are present in each of us.  Both create a tension that challenges personal relationships and professional alliances.  In my previous post I wrote about what women want from their men.  I will now address the other side of the coin....

What Women Want in Men

When I was preparing couples for marriage I often got the feeling they “clicked” as a couple.   Unless I observed a major issue of immaturity that needed to be addressed, I usually gave them the benefit of doubt if they seemed mismatched in some way.  After all,...