Trust, infidelity and deception are the biggest issues women have in their intimate relationships with men, according to the results of a recent survey from the readers of this column. Participating cities in the survey included Amarillo, Texas, Woodbridge, Virginia, Everett, Washington, Denver, Colorado, Christchurch and Wellington, New Zealand and Janesville and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Women […]
What Do Women Want?
A Primer for Men Based on a reader’s survey of this column (and quoted last week), I am going to attempt to summarize what women want in their intimate relationships with men. Women do not speak with one voice. Every female is different, and no viewpoint attempts to represent all women. There are exceptions to […]
Men and Women Talk About Their Differences
A Reader Survey Result Poor communication, differences in how to spend money, and infidelity were the three most frequent areas of conflict mentioned by both men and women in their intimate relationships with each other. Several hundred people responded to the reader’s survey printed in this column on March 1, 1992. Reader responses came from […]
Women Talk About Their Sexuality
How important is sex to an intimate relationship? Can a good, healthy, intimate, loving, romantic relationship between adults exist without it? Several thousand readers from around the world have written in to express their opinion about the above question. Listen as women—and next week men—talk about the importance of sex to their relationship and to […]
Why Are Men That Way?
Dear Neil: What is wrong with men? Why are they so aloof and un-giving, so emotionally repressed and independent? No wonder I can’t find a good man to have a tender and passionate relationship with. There aren’t any good men. Flustrated in Vancouver, British Columbia Dear Flustrated: Twenty five years ago, few men were sensitive […]
Men Doing Chores a Turn On To Women?
‘No’ Says Man Dear Neil: You printed several letters from women who seemed to be attesting that the men in their lives would receive sexual favors if the men would simply do household chores. Those women might believe what they say, and they might even respond as they said they would—in the beginning. But I […]
More Women Talk About “Fabulous Foreplay”
Dear Readers: I have received so many letters from women regarding the issue of what they consider to be “fabulous foreplay,” that I have decided to reprint more letters on this subject. I appreciate seeing ANY man attempt to address the issue of a “woman’s definition of fabulous foreplay.” I attend evening college classes. If […]
Women Talk About “Fabulous Foreplay”
A couple of months ago, I printed a letter from Trudy L., from Christchurch, New Zealand. She said that men in general- and me in particular—didn’t have a clue about how women viewed romance and desire, and preceded to define it as “fabulous foreplay” when men take responsibility for domestic chores. I responded by saying […]
Problems Men Have With Women
A Primer for Women Money, poor communication, children, infidelity, control and sexual incompatibility are the top issues that cause men the most conflict and turmoil in their intimate relationships with women. The men around the world who read this column, and who have written in have talked about their relationships with women. This is what […]
Get a group of all women (or all men) sitting around and talking about the subject of what you would like the opposite sex to do differently, or what puzzles you about their behavior and how you would like it changed, and you would have the potential to spend many long hours in deep conversation. […]