Nobody likes listening to themselves talk

http://davidjfigura.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/So-What-Are-the-Guys-Doing-Audio-sample.mp3   However, the experience of taping this summer for the audio-version of my book, “So What Are The Guys Doing?” was an enjoyable, re-affirming — and it some...

A good night’s sleep — finally

I read once that most men take better care of their cars than they do their bodies. I can relate. For years, I had trouble sleeping. I snored loudly, tossed and turned and got up numerous times  to go to bathroom. It got to the point where my wife had to wear ear...

Dealing with the death of friends

My brother-in-law, Tom, reminded  me recently that I’m “getting to be that age.” “It used to be that all you were going to was weddings,” he said. “Now it’s starting to be funerals, more and more.” I had just come from a memorial service for Rick Augustine, a good,...

I am what I am — and that’s bald

I was 30 years old and living in California when my barber, Lynn, surprised me one day by refusing to cut my hair. “You’re losing your hair and there’s nothing you can do about it. You’re combing your hair forward with bangs and it looks absolutely ridiculous,” he...

Listen up before trying to tell someone how to run their life

We all have divorced male family members or friends. Early on following the divorce, it’s not unusual for guys to be acting out of sorts.  Some get depressed and sink into a hole. Others engage in denial. Others start partying and sleeping around like there’s no...

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