Category Archives: Relationships

The kind of man I could go for…

It wasn’t love at first sight when I met my husband, but my exact thoughts when I saw him were: “That’s the kind of man I could go for.” I belonged to Toastmasters, a organization for people who enjoy or … Continue reading

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11 facts about my husband…

I’ve shared a number of details about me, but do you ever wonder about “Mr. Cara Bristol?” The man behind the author? Here are a few tidbits about my husband. He is the most competent person I know. A true … Continue reading

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Pleasing your man… 10 ways to say ‘I love you’ to HIM…

Many articles suggesting nonverbal ways to say ‘I love you’ seem suited more for the women wrote them. While a man might recognize the meaning intended in a candlelight bubble bath or rose petals strewn through the house, chances are … Continue reading

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Jealousy…some thoughts on the green-eyed monster…

I don’t remember the exact wording, but I spotted a Tweet in which a woman said to the effect that a little jealousy was nice because it showed that the man felt he could lose the woman. I suppose one … Continue reading

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Three things that will make a man happy…

I happened to catch comedian & radio/TV personality Steve Harvey on a morning talk show the other day and he said that it takes only three things to keep a man happy and satisfied: Loyalty Support “Cookies” (sex) I’ve thought … Continue reading

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My take on spanking, domestic discipline and feminism….

A few months ago I blogged about spanking and feminism. The Wellred Weekly asked if I would expand on that subject. Can a woman be spanked and still call her self a feminist? How does domestic discipline and gender equality … Continue reading

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Can a woman be a feminist and a spanked wife?

Several years back, my husband and I headed out to dinner with another couple, when a small, telling moment occurred. Our friend, who I’ll call “Ralph,” was, as they say, a bit of a control freak. He had to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘No Hugs’ and physical affection…

In a recent letter to Dear Abby, a 28-year-old woman had written that from the moment she’d met her boyfriend of two years, she’d known he was the one for her.  The problem? He didn’t give her enough affection. He … Continue reading

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Marital discord, domestic discipline and Unexpected Consequences

Have you ever had a really big fight with your spouse and then had to go somewhere together and try to act normal? I’m guest blogging today about marital discord and how it factored into my new domestic discipline erotic … Continue reading

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Domestic discipline and Unexpected Consequences…

When I mentioned on my blog that my September 20 release, Unexpected Consequences, is a “domestic discipline” romance, several people responded that they weren’t familiar with the subgenre. I’d like to share what domestic discipline is as it relates to … Continue reading

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