Equal parenting

May 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Ideas rest on enthusiasm...in reality they rest on perseverance - Goethe It's an understatement to say that there are many points of view in divorce, certainly it's a volatile issue. As a result the starting point needs to shift to a position of presumed equal parenting. The custody/access model  is [...]

Parental Alienation Day April 25th

April 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

What is Parental Alienation? It is a behaviour, also known as Hostile Aggressive Parenting, (HAP). It's usually done by separated parents and is directed at children with the intent to align the child with the alienating parent, and (usually) against the non-custodial parent. But it also goes both ways, with both the [...]

Father daughter relationships

February 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Hate and mistrust are the children of blindness - William Watson Father daughter relationships have important outcomes for daughters. Yet it tends to be the least studied. One can only speculate on the reasons why there is so little interest. Could research reveal that 'unwanted' fathers are important, and thus [...]

Erectile Dysfunction

January 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

In a recent ad from from a company out of New Deli India which was touting a new 100% natural pill to combat Erectile Dysfunction (ED), the copy noted that, "Men hate this problem and it can put them under a lot of stress." True! It claimed that the pill had no side-effects. [...]

The Millennial’s have arrived: And the women Can’t Get No Satisfaction

December 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

It's a riff from a Rolling Stones song from the boom era, but according to a December 19th release by The Conference Board of Canada - young women 'Can't get no Satisfaction.' And organizations need to change to accommodate those feelings of frustration according to the Conference Board report. Further, [...]

Parental abduction

December 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Frustration, entitlement, revenge, fear, anger - a few of the powerful emotions that are coursing through the body of a parent who feels cheated out of parenthood. So what do they do? Take the child. "A broadcast was put out to police forces across the province to be on the [...]

Progressive and anti-male for the masses

December 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|

As any one involved in an under reported issue knows, being on 'high alert' can be a tiring position to maintain, not necessarily for you but for those around you. You notice things that others don't - and you make sure they see it too. Once a subject has been exposed it [...]

Notes on masculinity and aggression

December 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Man made the trains to carry heavy loads. Man made electric light to take us out of the dark. - James Brown Masculinity is a multifaceted and often confusing topic. If men do it does it make it masculine? It's like a Cheshire cat. It's tricky because it covers such a [...]

The state of mental health

November 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|

When times get tough, the tough turn to sedation and escape. The headlines summarize the state of health in the  developed nations. Recessionary woes lead to adverse alcohol outcomes for men and middle-aged Americans. Antidepressant use soars in developed nations. I could copy and paste similar captions ad nauseam. None of the [...]