My Manic Brain

Jonathan Schwartz
Musings on Sex, Love, and Everlasting Life.
Created 05 Feb 2021
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  • Young People Think Work Sucks
    15 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Photo by Duy Pham on Unsplash Laziness or something deeper I often hear young folks have no work ethic and aren’t willing to pay their dues. I think we may be missing the forest for the trees. There a...
  • Your State of Mind Makes or Breaks Your Relationship
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Photo by Nathan McBride on Unsplash Some people will never be happy. Sometimes, “some people” are your boyfriends, girlfriends, or spouses. Can you be firmly committed and attached to someone for life...
  • Sex Is Silly, Serious, and Loaded
    09 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Photo by Hannah Pemberton on Unsplash Internal struggle One of the advantages of being single is not caring too much about editing my thoughts. After all, there is nobody to say, “I was THIS close to ...
  • It's Okay to Love Your Exes Forever
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    When I was dating, I noticed there were two types of women: those who were still hooked on their exes and those who were less hooked on their exes. For me, while in the latter category, it would have ...
  • Wanting to Make Money So Bad
    07 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    Photo by Dorian Mongel on Unsplash I think of myself as a fairly down-to-earth, nonmaterialistic person. If I have to poop in a bucket I will. I’ve never had an orgasm over designer clothes or fancy s...
  • Attraction Is the Seed
    06 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    Photo by Oscar Helgstrand on Unsplash Craving the love buzz I literally couldn’t breathe. Do you remember when you were a kid and got explosively excited about going to Disney or opening birthday pres...
  • If You're an Adventurer and Your Lover Is a Homebody, You're Doomed
    05 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Photo by bady abbas on Unsplash It hit me like a stomach cramp after a hot wing eating contest. There are two types of people, with very little middle ground. And if you’re not on the same page, any r...
  • Loving Life, Realistically
    02 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Photo by Edgar Moran on Unsplash I am not a perpetual, 24-hour Suzy sunshine. There is no bluebird on my shoulder. I have occasional depressing days. But I truly love life most of the time. Why? Large...
  • How to Recognize a Jerk
    28 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Photo by Girl with red hat on Unsplash A little levity… Nobody’s watching you I was the last generation to grow up in the “clean plate club” and “the customer is always right” generation. We behaved b...
  • This Is How To Be Happily Married
    27 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Photo by Elizabeth Tsung on Unsplash The elephant Okay, let’s address the elephant in the room. A twice-divorced man giving advice on how to be happily married? Indulge me for one second. Marriages us...