Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Difference Between Boys and Girls-Nature or Nurture?

BOYS & GIRLS: Are boys and girls really different? And if they are, then why? Are their brains structured differently? Are they raised differently? Should they be? The bottom line question hasn’t changed for years: are any differences we see … Continue reading

Posted in Development | 7 Comments

Women’s Rules for Men

The female always makes The Rules. The Rules are subject to change without prior notification. No male can possibly know all The Rules. If the female suspects the male knows all The Rules, she must immediately change some or all … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Nine Phrases Women Use to Communicate With Men

Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. “Five minutes” is only five minutes … Continue reading

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Benenson, Morash, & Petrakos (1998)

The following is an excerpt from Smith (2008): Considering Chodorow’s (1978) relational theory of gender identity development, Benenson, Morash, and Petrakos (1998) hypothesized that “girls can maintain their primary emotional bond with their mothers,” whereas “boys must renounce their close … Continue reading

Posted in Emotions | 25 Comments

Help With Article Search

If you’re having trouble locating the Bartholomew and Horowitz article, the following may be helpful: Go to Library online Click “All Databases” Select PsycINFO database Search Bartholomew (author) and attachment (any field) Ta da! As you scroll through the results, … Continue reading

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Warning Against Adultery

The ancient teaching regarding adultery is very clear: The man who commits adultery destroys himself. What factors contribute to the ignorance (or ignoring) of this warning in our current culture? Does a husband today really “destroy himself” if he commits … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Perspectives, Sexuality | 3 Comments

A Man After God’s Own Heart

What characteristics did David display that led to him being appointed/anointed King of Israel? “… the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people …” (from 1 Samuel 13:14). “Then the … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Perspectives, Leadership | 10 Comments