Entries by Patrick Wanis Ph.D.

Women Cannot Have It All

-Women need to be a mother first and a career woman second Movie star, Jada Pinkett Smith recently told a Harvard audience, “Women, you can have it all – a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career …You can do whatever it is you want.” Is that true in the real world? If […]

Another Reason Why Men Won’t Commit

Men are portrayed as idiots -and it’s damaging relationships For a long time women have complained of the male fear of commitment. And now the mass media is exacerbating the problem by portraying relationships that are turning men off commitment. In advertisements and in the most popular sitcoms such as Friends and Everybody Loves Raymond, […]

It Takes More Than Flowers & Chocolates – Keeping The Romance Alive Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is billed as the most romantic day of the year. For most men, the concept of romancing a lady is the gift of flowers and chocolates or, maybe a cute text message. Today’s woman though, is empowered; she demands more. And given that it is primarily women who decide to end relationships, if today’s woman doesn’t get […]

Women Suffer From More Emotional Problems Than Men

A new CDC report reveals Americans are more stressed out than ever, and women top the list Poor mental health is on the rise and women suffer more than men from frequent mental distress. Women report feeling stressed, depressed, or having problems with their emotions fourteen or more days out of the month. And according […]

Valentine’s Day -Love or Loneliness?

In the next two weeks, one billion Valentine cards will be exchanged within the US. One billion cards; and yet there are still many single, divorced or separated people that will simply spend the lover’s day alone. Some people will wish for the day to go by as quickly and as painlessly as possible, some will […]

What Men Really Think About Women

 10 Myths Men Have About Women Men say they think women are from another planet. Men complain women don’t know what they want, are overly emotional, only want men for their money, and send off mixed signals. Men struggle in frustration because of the perceptions and misconceptions they have about women. Can you distinguish the truths from the […]

Martin Luther King Day -The Power of Love and Forgiveness

Understanding, Forgiving and Overcoming the cause of Hatred and Racism Martin Luther King, Jr. taught the values of nonviolence, including unconditional love, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation.  His philosophy promotes the power of unconditional love even for one’s adversaries as a way to fight injustice and defuse violent disputes. Unconditional love is about forgiveness -a crucial part of the healing process at […]

New Year, New Love, Finding Your Soul Mate

New Year, New Love –How to find your Soul Mate Online surveys reveal that finding a soul mate is one of the top New Years’ resolutions for 2005 80% of men and women believe they have soul mates but do not think they would be able to recognize them.  Is there a simple key to […]

New Year –Finding your soul mate

Online surveys reveal that finding a soul mate is one of the top new years’ resolutions for 2005 Polls taken in 2004 revealed that 80% of men and women believe they have soul mates but do not think they would be able to recognize them. Many people also fear they might make the wrong choice […]

The Cure For Holiday Burnout

Let’s face it: Everyone has someone in their lives who treats them like crap!  Everyone! During the Holiday season, everyone’s issues intensify, and preparing for and celebrating the holiday season can be stressful and overwhelming with added demands, responsibilities, expectations, gift shopping and decorating. Family conflicts and work place conflicts further add to the Holiday stresses, and the result […]

Bush Sold Fear, Appealed To The Most Primitive Part Of The Human Brain And Won

Human Behavior Expert and former political journalist says Bush understands the most basic human emotions of love, hate and fear while Kerry failed to appeal to any emotions New York, NY… “George W. Bush won the 2004 US election because he understands human behavior by appealing to the most powerful and primitive emotion – fear” […]

Dating Book Phenomenon Featured On Oprah Demeans Women

Human behavior expert warns the book “He’s just not that into you” is damning to men, disempowering to women and destructive to relationships New York, NEW YORK …”Authors Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo are spreading falsities and inaccuracies like wildfire with their book, He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys,” according […]

He’s just not that into you – a dating revolution or one giant step backwards?

The NY Times bestseller book, “He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth To Understanding Guys” is sweeping the nation with its new catchcry. But just how empowering to women and relationships are its teachings and concepts? A human behavior expert weighs in on the discussion. It is a decades old struggle –to understand the […]

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