Relationship(s) Matter(s)

Lawrence Sanitation Workers are the BEST!

Paul Hahn

I just had to post this after seeing the trash truck on my street just now in this blizzard. The trash men were hanging on the back of the north-bound truck, taking the brunt of the north wind directly in their faces. Real men. I hope the city has money ...

Local Pastor featured on CNN on "The Elephant in the Pews" that is Porn

Paul Hahn

This is [video][1] from 6 News that CNN used in a story today. This is Matt Cox, pastor of Eastlake Community Church in Lawrence. [1]:

Tips For Choosing a Therapist: Considering the Cost

Paul Hahn

On my [Ask the Marriage Therapist a Question][1] post there were some who complained about their relationships with their therapists, and I was also asked some questions about how to choose a therapist. It has occurred to me that a post on how to choose a therapist would be helpful. ...

Do You "Like" Children?

Paul Hahn

The headline on December 22nd was all-too-familiar in its wording: [“Lawrence man sentenced to 49 years for raping girl”][1]. The story tells us that it started when she was only 11 years old. As readers, we reacted to the offense. We were angered by the crime. We were sad for ...

Otherwise, It’s Just Festivus

Paul Hahn

*Frank Costanza: "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way."* *Cosmo Kramer: "What happened to the doll?"* *Frank Costanza: ...

You Weren't Ready for Marriage

Paul Hahn

My daughter: she is a disappointment. She can’t seem to get anything right. Until just a few weeks ago she needed help putting her shoes on her feet. She can now get them *on* her feet, but she still doesn’t know how to tie the laces. She doesn’t even try ...

A New Year's Resolution that Won't Stink

Paul Hahn

We are a little more than a month away from the annual mass exercise in dishonesty we’ve come to call our New Year’s Resolutions (NYR). Normally decent people will, without even cracking a smile, brazenly lie before God and man by “committing” to their 2011 NYR. They will claim a ...

The Marriage Therapist Answers Questions (#1)

Paul Hahn

**This post is a follow-up to last week’s Relationship(s) Matter(s) post: [Ask the Marriage Therapist a Question][1].** Before I answer any questions, I want to make some things clear: 1. This is not marriage therapy. Do not attempt to make direct application of these responses to any real-life situations. My ...

Ask the Marriage Therapist a Question (#1)

Paul Hahn

I'm a little intimidated by the idea of soliciting questions from the general public, but I'm willing to give it a try. So this is how it'll go: 1. You ask a question that you'd like a Marriage & Family Therapist to answer. Please state your question carefully so as ...

There’s a Reason Why You Are No Longer Having Sex

Paul Hahn

Men “always” seem to want or expect more sex from their partners than they get. And, women also sometimes complain that they are not getting their fair share of action in the bedroom. I was once told by an old man that if you put a penny *in* a jar ...


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