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Kurt Smith
Works at Guy Stuff Counseling - Relationship Advice + Marriage Tips + Anger Management Help + Communication Skills + Divorce Advice
Attended Iowa State University
Lives in Roseville, California
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Love is all of the things on this list, and more. Loving someone is not passive -- it’s a conscious choice to put someone else’s needs and happiness before our own, actively, every day.

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Why Valentine's Day Is Bad For Men

A lot of men complain about Valentine's Day. That obligatory "Hallmark holiday" that comes around just a few weeks after guys have survived the ordeal of getting her the 'right' gift for Christmas.

Read why we think Valentine's Day is difficult for men by clicking the article we wrote for  #huffingtonpost   below.

#love   #valentinesday2016   #kurtstips  
A lot of men complain about Valentine's Day. That obligatory "Hallmark holiday" that comes around just a few weeks after guys have survived the ordeal of getting her the 'right' gift for Christmas...
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And gift should the person,the kind of candy,flower,jewery or type of surprise they like,nothing worse then generic,or what there x liked
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Have you ever left love notes for your loved ones in unique or funny ways? We think this banana idea is a great one. There are so many different ways to say, “I love you,” without actually saying it. How do you say, “I love you,” without using those words?

#love   #iloveyou   #saturday   #kurtstips  

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Yes. It's. A. Way. To. Keep. Flame. Burning
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It can be hard to put our recovery first when people around us don’t really understand it. If we're trying to stop over-drinking, it's tough to say "no" when others want us to have a celebratory drink with them or ‘just a sip’ for a toast. Refusing is in no way selfish because taking care of our health is exactly the right thing to do.

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........recovery first is needed cause you need to live .....
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Is Porn Really Bad For You?

It's natural for men to want to look at women, right? Yes, it is. Men like to look at women, whether they'll admit to it or not, and especially naked women. So is porn really bad for you? Yes, it is.

Click the link below to find out why in Part 2 of the series for getting help for porn addition.

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Yes so things are out,bottom control,bottom you be helped realize you a
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A great list of things to look for in a partner.
Subscribe: There are many “potential” relationships out there, but when searching for a quality partner, you’ll most likely find that there are plenty of fish in the sea – and you may have to throw quite a few of them back before finding someone truly special. But when you DO find that someone, they’ll have ...
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+Jessy Antonelli Can't fix that, sorry. It's not my blog.
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We thought would we re-share this post from the past since Valentine's Day is fast approaching and is just as relevant as when we posted it originally. 
 
Why Is Everyone Else In Love? And I'm Not

Warning!! If you're already feeling lonely, you're likely to feel it even more so over the next few days. With Valentine's Day coming on Friday, those of us who already feel lonely will likely be asking ourselves even more, "why is everyone else in love?"

When we're alone, or in a loveless relationship, it's really easy to only see happily in love couples all around us. It can seem like everyone else is in love except for us. A wife told me the other day in marriage counseling that everyone of her friend's husbands "adore" and "love" their wives, but hers doesn't do the same to her.

Can anybody relate? Here's a blog post from my Counseling Men blog discussing this love challenge. Take a look at the 2 tips I give for those of us with lonely hearts.

#valentinesday   #lonelyheartsclub   #kurtstips  
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sweet Saint Dine, ur right .....
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No relationship is perfect, just like none of us are perfect. When you truly love someone, you're willing to take the good with the bad. Letting it go when your partner makes you mad, or not sweating the small stuff, that's what makes for successful relationships.

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+Minty harinder I'm no angel and neither is my husband but we are committed to our vows, and our family. I can assure you the very best fruits of a great marriage are harvested during the most difficult times! Sadly we live in such a disposable era too many people cut and run and never reap the true rewards a long term marriage produces! 
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We usually think of lying as an outright untruth. But lies of omission -- when we stay silent about a truth or leave out key details -- that’s lying too. In order to keep our integrity, our partner's trust, and communication lines open, it’s important not to practice either form of deception.

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I lose respect for anyone who is willing to lie only to either benefit from it or to bring harm to another. 
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We should all not let ourselves be controlled by these 3 things:

The Past – it’s over and can’t be changed. We need to take the lessons learned and move forward.
Other People – it’s our life, not anyone else’s. We need to live it for   ourselves and in our own way.
Money – we all need money to live, but it shouldn’t dominate our lives. When we figure out how to live within our means it's no longer an issue.

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hurts are hard to shake and its easier to say these words then to shake them.......they wont control my thinking but my heart is damaged
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Want to avoid ending up on the proverbial couch at any point in your relationship? Watch your words.

Click here to see what we have to say about it: http://goo.gl/KsNsMA
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Counseling Men - Marriage Counseling - Anger Management Classes - Divorce Counseling
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I'm an expert in understanding men and women
Employment
  • Guy Stuff Counseling - Relationship Advice + Marriage Tips + Anger Management Help + Communication Skills + Divorce Advice
    Director, Lead Counselor, Speaker, Blogger, 2007 - present
  • The Effort/Family Service Agency
    Counselor, 2005 - 2007
  • Financial Disciplines
    Financial Counselor, 2004 - 2005
  • Cross Creek Counseling
    Counselor, 2003 - 2005
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Roseville, California
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2530 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 160 Roseville, CA 95661
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Specialist in Counseling Men and the women who love them
Introduction

I want to have conversations on Google+ that make me think, learn, and laugh. If you do too, then please engage with me.

Men, Women, Relationships, Love and Health . . . aren't these topics we all have in common . . . ones we all need to understand better . . . things we all could learn more about from each other??? So join the conversation and think, learn, and laugh along with us.

My Promise To You: Five days a week on Google+ I'll start a conversation about one of the above topics and I guarantee you'll have an opinion about it! You may like it, hate it, think I'm crazy or an idiot, possibly even brilliant, but I guarantee you'll have something to say about it.

Want to Connect on Google+? This page is one of the best places to do it. As one of the Top 50 Profiles on Google+ for engagement, my posts get +1, commented on, and shared . . . a lot (source: +CircleCount). Join in and get connected. If you want to get your stream rockin' and rollin', try sharing some of these posts and ask your followers to comment.

 What Do Others' Think?

  • "Thanks for another great post" - +Cliff Rozzell
  • "Always pertinent!" - +Sheree Morgan
  • "Thank you Kurt for inspiring us :)" - +La Belle
  • "I don't know how you do this but lately is like you are posting this messages for me..." - +Ellie TheMoon
  • "This page reminds me of a support group (it's a good thing)  8~) This is really an enlightening conversation, seeing the different perspectives (wow, one can sure read different things in a statement). Also, the open sharing of thoughts here is amazing!" - +Dolly Piper
  • "Can i send this to my ex please????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!" - +Jayde Proffitt
  • "Every time I wander over to the "What's Hot/Explore" tab, I will see a post by +Kurt Smith. Each one of them original content, and invariably asking the reader a question about a sensitive topic."  - +Lori Friedrich
I'd really like to hear what you think too, so join the conversation by circling me, leaving a comment, and sharing a post.

What Makes Me An Expert?

I get asked this a lot - "so what makes you such an expert?"

Every week I provide counseling to men and the women who love them. I'm a relationship expert because my counseling work gives me inside knowledge into the secrets of relationship success, failure, and what makes people do what they do

As the Clinical Director and Lead Counselor at Guy Stuff Counseling & Coaching, we use a 'guy-friendly' approach in offering:

  • Counseling for Men
  • Counseling for Women
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Anger Management Classes
  • Divorce Counseling

We get fast, effective, solutions to problems like:

  • Communication Problems
  • Anger Management Issues
  • Cheating Spouse
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Porn Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Midlife Crisis

You can learn more about me at Guy Stuff Counseling, and be sure to check out our extensive, free resources, including our widely popular Counseling Men Blog for more help.

Want To Talk?

I'm available to talk with you one-on-one using Google Chat or Hangouts. Here's a description of the meeting options/fees and the online calendar to reserve a time. I have specific meeting slots set aside for Google Chat on Mondays. Be sure to note that my calendar is Pacific Standard Time (PST), so please adjust the time accordingly when picking a slot. Please complete the request form on the online calendar page to reserve a time.

Bragging rights
Escaped a broken family and now happily married 16+ years - Traumatic Brain Injury survivor
Education
  • Iowa State University
    Financial Counseling, 2005
  • University of San Francisco
    Counseling Psychology, 2004
  • California State University, Sacramento
    Psychology, 2000
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Kurt Smith, MFT, AFC