Category Archives: Relationships: dating, divorce, family, and friends

Conflict Management: When Saying Nothing Is A Mistake

When You Should Never Say Nothing By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Most of the time, you won’t get into trouble for what you don’t say. But there’s one big exception. If you have gotten into a heated argument, or a nasty … Continue reading

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Advice For The Divorced Man or Woman: Ending A Romance

What You Say, How You Feel When A Post-Divorce Romance Ends by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The World of the Formerly Married, that wonderful classic from the sixties by Morton M. Hunt, has some poignant insights about how divorced people feel … Continue reading

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Letter or Email of Congratulations: Sample letter or note

What You Say If You Want To Write A Letter of Congratulations, or a Note of Congratulations By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Juliana, I am absolutely delighted to know about your latest accomplishment. Black belt! Black is cool–very, very cool. Black … Continue reading

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Sample Letter:How To Say No To An Invitation

What You Say When You Want To Decline An Invitation Because of a Previous Commitment by Gene Griessman, Ph.D Dear_________, Thank you ever so much for your invitation to (describe invitation). I am grateful that you included me (us) among … Continue reading

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Dating Advice for Men: Where To Find Datable Women

Where To Look, and What You Say To “Available” Women Whatyousay.com found some useful dating advice in a book from the steamy seventies entitled The Sensous Man by M. The advice feels dated, but the basic ideas are sound.  Here … Continue reading

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Why Personal Letters and Emails Are Important

Why and How You Should Write Personal Messages by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. The famous historian Mel Kranzberg told me that he made it a habit to write 10 personal letters every day that he was in his office. That’s right, … Continue reading

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Great Quotation on Love

Erich Fromm on Love Here’s a great quotation you can use in a speech or in your writing, or your personal meditation or journalizing.  It’s by Erich Fromm, the great social philosopher, humanistic philosopher, sociologist, and best-selling author, who died … Continue reading

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Non-verbal Communication:Your Eye-Contact and Handshake

Communication Tip for the Whatyousay.com community: How To Communicate With Your Handshake and Your Eye Contact by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Your non-verbals are really, really important in one-to-one communication. Often, it’s not what you say that counts. It’s what other … Continue reading

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Sample Letter of Thanks and Appreciation by William James

What You Say When You Want To Write A Letter of Thanks and Appreciation: A Sample Letter by William James William James was a famous psychologist and philosopher who died in 1910 His thinking has had a tremendous impact on … Continue reading

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Dating Advice: How To Attract And Keep A Woman’s Attention

What You Say To Get A Woman’s Attention, and How You Say It Every once in a while whatyousay.com gets an email from David DeAngelo. One that recently caught our attention was entitled “5 FAIL-PROOF TIPS For Getting A Great … Continue reading

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