A New Lottery Type of Game Emerges on Blockchain. Can It Make You Rich? [Opinion]

If you could open up a savings account where you lost 10% upon opening it but earned 1% a day, would you do it? That’s the tantalizing proposition behind P3D, a disruptive new economic experiment cloaked in the sheep’s clothing of a controversial lottery type of game on the Ethereum blockchain.

How It Works 

Created by an anonymous group of developers under the name Team JUST, P3D (or, PoWH3D, which stands for Proof of Weak Hands 3D) is a cryptocurrency trading platform. Using a browser extension like Metamask or Trustwallet, you exchange Ethereum (ETH) from your own digital wallet into an open-sourced, fully-automated smart contract (smart contracts are digital contracts that “help you exchange money, property, shares, or anything of value in a transparent, conflict-free way while avoiding the services of a middleman,” according to blockgeeks.com) for P3D tokens.

[Read ‘Digital Gold’ for an overview on cryptocurrency]

But there’s a catch: Every transaction is taxed 10%, whether you’re buying, selling, or re-investing your P3D tokens back into the contract. That 10% fee is then distributed among all P3D token holders by the proportion of their holdings in the platform. As the amount of ETH in the contract rises, so does the value of the tokens to buy and sell.

blockchain

(exchange.powh.io)

Although there are negative articles out there about this practice, it’s really more the case that both new and old investors are rewarded—and punished—alike for participation. Those with “weak hands,” meaning those who sell before earning enough dividends to recoup their combined 20% entrance-exit fees are really the only ones to lose at this game.

blockchain

(exchange.powh.io)

First P3D, Then, FOMO3D

These days, selling at a loss is getting hard to do. Launched only this March, P3D exploded on the scene, running up as much as 20,000 ETH (~$ 9.6M today) by the beginning of April. Promising its players future interconnected games that will reward those with “strong hands,” Team JUST created an addictive addition, Fomo3D.

Designed as a type of lottery-style game that pays dividends, FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) 3D offers a jackpot fueled by ETH token buys called “keys.”

blockchain

(exitscam.me)

Greed Is the Key to These Blockchain Games 

With the current pot scaling well over 21,000 ETH (~$ 10M) at the time of writing this article and no end to the timer in sight, why would anyone ever play this game? Why does anyone ever buy a lottery ticket?

At its heart, the P3D-Fomo3D ecosystem is an audacious socioeconomic experiment fueled by the bottomless pit of human greed. Through compounding my dividends alone, I quadrupled my ETH in a single weekend. As the F3D contract took off July 20–21, clocking an impressive 15,000+ users and 80,000+ ETH (yes, that is more than $ 38 million dollars), P3D also skyrocketed from less than 8,000 ETH in the contract to over 49,000 ETH in the same time period. Fearing it to be a Ponzi scheme or potential victim of Ethereum miner manipulation, critics of P3D have tried to dismiss it as yet another crypto-based exit scam.

However, what Team JUST has created is truly remarkable: a financial ecosystem where saving and re-investing is rewarded, powered by a feedback loop of aspirational avarice. The global desire for passive income is on full display here. With the contracts currently at 60,000 ETH for P3D and over 21,000 ETH in the pot for F3D (at the time of writing), almost .1% of the 100M Ethereum token supply is out of circulation—in less than three weeks.

blockchain

(exitscam.me)

Granted, in the five more rounds that have played since then by the time of this post, the volume of ETH has slowed dramatically. Nonetheless, seeing how there are less than 17,000 and 20,000 user addresses in P3D and F3D respectively, Fomo3D offers a tsunami of opportunity for those invested in the P3D platform. Team JUST has created a relentless dividend machine, set to run in perpetuity, so long as there is an Ethereum blockchain.

The Implications of This Blockchain Technology 

The implications of this game have already tantalized the online pseudo-economists out there. P3D has been called a potential application for UBI (universal basic income). The trustless nature of peer-reviewed, open source, automated smart contracts inspires confidence in potential welfare reform. Can you imagine a credit union where every time someone makes a transaction, your savings account gets a piece of the action?

Obviously, this is an opinion piece. I have HODLed (held) P3D since April. Having seen so much “journalism” around the breakout debut of Fomo3D, I felt it was worth putting something together from an insider’s point of view, someone who actually has skin in the game. The self-righteous and snarky ignorance of outsiders pathologically spreading misinformation (which really could have been avoided by just reading the F3D and P3D wikis) through normally reputable crypto journalistic outlets needed to be tempered with a dose of inside baseball.

Eventually, with the continued popularity of Fomo3D games, significant portions of ETH will be sucked out the system, pumping its price – and your P3D bags. Team JUST has already promised more games and content to come, with future games to feed into the P3D system (the developers have even released a SDK (software development kit)!). Stay more than 20 minutes in the P3D Discord, and you will see the full creativity of potential new games

Learn more about P3D and F3D, as well as on BlacksinBitcoin.com.  Disclaimer: Edwardo Jackson is invested in POWH3D and Fomo3D. This is not financial advice. He is not a financial adviser.

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A New Lottery Type of Game Emerges on Blockchain. Can It Make You Rich? [Opinion]

If you could open up a savings account where you lost 10% upon opening it but earned 1% a day, would you do it? That’s the tantalizing proposition behind P3D, a disruptive new economic experiment cloaked in the sheep’s clothing of a controversial lottery type of game on the Ethereum blockchain.

How It Works 

Created by an anonymous group of developers under the name Team JUST, P3D (or, PoWH3D, which stands for Proof of Weak Hands 3D) is a cryptocurrency trading platform. Using a browser extension like Metamask or Trustwallet, you exchange Ethereum (ETH) from your own digital wallet into an open-sourced, fully-automated smart contract (smart contracts are digital contracts that “help you exchange money, property, shares, or anything of value in a transparent, conflict-free way while avoiding the services of a middleman,” according to blockgeeks.com) for P3D tokens.

[Read ‘Digital Gold’ for an overview on cryptocurrency]

But there’s a catch: Every transaction is taxed 10%, whether you’re buying, selling, or re-investing your P3D tokens back into the contract. That 10% fee is then distributed among all P3D token holders by the proportion of their holdings in the platform. As the amount of ETH in the contract rises, so does the value of the tokens to buy and sell.

blockchain

(exchange.powh.io)

Although there are negative articles out there about this practice, it’s really more the case that both new and old investors are rewarded—and punished—alike for participation. Those with “weak hands,” meaning those who sell before earning enough dividends to recoup their combined 20% entrance-exit fees are really the only ones to lose at this game.

blockchain

(exchange.powh.io)

First P3D, Then, FOMO3D

These days, selling at a loss is getting hard to do. Launched only this March, P3D exploded on the scene, running up as much as 20,000 ETH (~$ 9.6M today) by the beginning of April. Promising its players future interconnected games that will reward those with “strong hands,” Team JUST created an addictive addition, Fomo3D.

Designed as a type of lottery-style game that pays dividends, FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) 3D offers a jackpot fueled by ETH token buys called “keys.”

blockchain

(exitscam.me)

Greed Is the Key to These Blockchain Games 

With the current pot scaling well over 21,000 ETH (~$ 10M) at the time of writing this article and no end to the timer in sight, why would anyone ever play this game? Why does anyone ever buy a lottery ticket?

At its heart, the P3D-Fomo3D ecosystem is an audacious socioeconomic experiment fueled by the bottomless pit of human greed. Through compounding my dividends alone, I quadrupled my ETH in a single weekend. As the F3D contract took off July 20–21, clocking an impressive 15,000+ users and 80,000+ ETH (yes, that is more than $ 38 million dollars), P3D also skyrocketed from less than 8,000 ETH in the contract to over 49,000 ETH in the same time period. Fearing it to be a Ponzi scheme or potential victim of Ethereum miner manipulation, critics of P3D have tried to dismiss it as yet another crypto-based exit scam.

However, what Team JUST has created is truly remarkable: a financial ecosystem where saving and re-investing is rewarded, powered by a feedback loop of aspirational avarice. The global desire for passive income is on full display here. With the contracts currently at 60,000 ETH for P3D and over 21,000 ETH in the pot for F3D (at the time of writing), almost .1% of the 100M Ethereum token supply is out of circulation—in less than three weeks.

blockchain

(exitscam.me)

Granted, in the five more rounds that have played since then by the time of this post, the volume of ETH has slowed dramatically. Nonetheless, seeing how there are less than 17,000 and 20,000 user addresses in P3D and F3D respectively, Fomo3D offers a tsunami of opportunity for those invested in the P3D platform. Team JUST has created a relentless dividend machine, set to run in perpetuity, so long as there is an Ethereum blockchain.

The Implications of This Blockchain Technology 

The implications of this game have already tantalized the online pseudo-economists out there. P3D has been called a potential application for UBI (universal basic income). The trustless nature of peer-reviewed, open source, automated smart contracts inspires confidence in potential welfare reform. Can you imagine a credit union where every time someone makes a transaction, your savings account gets a piece of the action?

Obviously, this is an opinion piece. I have HODLed (held) P3D since April. Having seen so much “journalism” around the breakout debut of Fomo3D, I felt it was worth putting something together from an insider’s point of view, someone who actually has skin in the game. The self-righteous and snarky ignorance of outsiders pathologically spreading misinformation (which really could have been avoided by just reading the F3D and P3D wikis) through normally reputable crypto journalistic outlets needed to be tempered with a dose of inside baseball.

Eventually, with the continued popularity of Fomo3D games, significant portions of ETH will be sucked out the system, pumping its price – and your P3D bags. Team JUST has already promised more games and content to come, with future games to feed into the P3D system (the developers have even released a SDK (software development kit)!). Stay more than 20 minutes in the P3D Discord, and you will see the full creativity of potential new games

Learn more about P3D and F3D, as well as on BlacksinBitcoin.com.  Disclaimer: Edwardo Jackson is invested in POWH3D and Fomo3D. This is not financial advice. He is not a financial adviser.

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This type of exercise may help relieve depression

This type of exercise may help relieve depression


This type of exercise may help relieve depression

Strength training is good for your body and your mind, according to a new review of more than 30 previously published studies.

The paper, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found that resistance exercise training (RET), such as weightlifting and strength training, is associated with a significant reduction in depressive symptoms. It also, of course, comes with physical benefits, like making bones stronger and preventing chronic conditions.

Brett Gordon, the paper’s first author and a postgraduate researcher in the department of physical education and sports sciences at Ireland’s University of Limerick, stops short of calling resistance training a cure for depression, but he says the findings are compelling, especially since it’s accessible, affordable and possible to do at home.

And it seems to work as well as the frontline treatments for depression — antidepressants and behavioral therapies — Gordon says in an email to TIME. Because the study was based on past research, however, it wasn’t possible to tell from this paper exactly why that might be the case, or to prove a definitive cause-and-effect relationship. But other research suggests that by increasing blood flow to the brain, exercise can change the structure and function of the brain, create new brain cells and trigger the release of mood-enhancing chemicals like endorphins.

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Related article: These are the 6 best strength exercises for runners

Gordon and his colleagues analyzed 33 clinical trials — including nearly 2,000 people in total — that examined the effects of resistance exercise training on symptoms of depression. Across the board, they found that strength training was associated with improvements in depressive symptoms such as low mood, a loss of interest in activities and feelings of worthlessness, regardless of a person’s age, sex, health status, specific exercise routine or improvements in physical strength.

“Interestingly, larger improvements were found among adults with depressive symptoms indicative of mild-to-moderate depression compared to adults without such scores, suggesting RET may be particularly effective for those with greater depressive symptoms,” Gordon says.

Since the researchers saw improvements associated with a wide range of strength-training programs, Gordon says he can’t name a single best exercise regimen for your mental health. (There was, however, some evidence to support the effects of supervised routines shorter than 45 minutes.) He recommends following the guidelines provided by the American College of Sports Medicine: doing strength training at least two days per week by performing eight to 12 repetitions of eight to 10 different strength-building exercises each time.

While the current review specifically examined resistance training, plenty of evidence suggests that other forms of physical activity, such as aerobic exercise, cardio and yoga, may also improve depressive symptoms. A secondary analysis included in the JAMA paper also found no significant difference in the effects of RET versus aerobic exercise for alleviating depressive symptoms, Gordon says.

Of course, the factors that dictate mental health are complicated. Lifting weights may not be enough to wipe out depressive symptoms entirely, and it can be difficult to find the energy or motivation to start a new exercise regimen if you’re already struggling with depression. Nonetheless, Gordan says the new review adds weight to the argument that resistance training can be a powerful tool for improving mental health.

This article originally appeared on Time.com

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In 2016, the FBI’s legal quest to force Apple to unlock the iPhone 5c of the San Bernadino shooter brought the issue of phone encryption fully into the public conciousness. Although people generally knew that smartphones were secure, it wasn’t until the highly public court case that people realized even the country’s top law-enforcement agency couldn’t easily crack basic consumer hardware.

Trying to break the encryption on the iPhone is a constantly-evolving cat-and-mouse game, and not many law enforcement agencies are capable of taking part. Rather than hiring their own cryptographers, law enforcement around the country instead buys “exploits” from hacking firms, who sell their technology to anyone who can pay tens of thousands of dollars. A new type of iPhone cracker, called the GrayKey, is a simple-to-use box that can reportedly crack the latest iPhone X running iOS 11, and as you’d expect, cops are lining up to buy it.

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Depending on your line of work, getting your portrait taken can be a necessary factor of landing a major job or role. And of course when the time comes to update your photo, it can be a daunting task to decide what to wear for your headshots.

Anyone who had to decide what to wear for their school photos remembers how stressful getting dressed for portraits can be. From ensuring not to date yourself with the trends of today to portraying the specific message you want to send to future onlookers, there are lots of little worries that could come up. Which is why we tapped photographer Heather Hooton to provide her professional input for the best things to wear to land the job.

First, determine what your photos will be used for and who your audience is. “If it’s for a corporate job where you’ll be in charge of a lot of people, opt for a blazer or a structured top. If it’s a creative job where you’ll be communicating with a lot of clients, try a more flowy or open blouse,” Hooton tells us. She also shares that it’s important not to date yourself with trending statement pieces, as you’ll ideally be using these photos for years. “Choose classic pieces with a modern flair.”

Hooton also emphasizes the importance of keeping your ensemble simple. “The key is to not distract from your face, so avoid loud patterns,” she says. “The safest bet is a solid color, but if you’re really a print girl, a smaller or subtler pattern. With that in mind, you can still get creative. Hooton suggests that if you’re hoping for a promotion, incorporate your company’s colors into your outfit. Finally, add more depth to your photo with a necklace or two.

Whether you’ve got a big audition coming up, or you’re gearing up for a major promotion, shop some of our favorite portrait-ready pieces that will help you succeed in any role.

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The best hairbrushes to prep and style every hair type for party season

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From a limited edition hairbrush that detangles without damaging your tresses to a backcombing dream, getting the party hairstyle you want is now easier than ever…

We can’t quite believe ten years have passed since Tangle Teezer blessed us with a wince-free solution to detangling our hair. Now, the award-wining hairbrush brand we’ve come to rely on for all our hair needs has just released a limited edition Glitter Gem Compact Styler detangling hairbrush, £13.50, and it’s got us feeling all festive.

A little sparkle around Christmas and the New Year is an unwritten rule. But if sparkly dresses or the glitter strobing make-up trend that’s blowing up on Instagram aren’t your style, treating yourself to Tangle Teezer’s Glitter Gem Compact Styler detangling hairbrush is the next best thing.

This super-useful little dazzler fits perfectly in the palm of your hand, with two-tiered bristles that work wonders on knotted hair – whether it’s wet or dry. Gently compacting hair towards the roots with zero damage, it helps add natural-looking texture and volume that lasts.

It also manages to tame frizz well and boosts shine, leaving hair expertly prepped to start styling. It even fits comfortably in a clutch.

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Whether you want to tease volume at the crown or go all out and sculpt a beehive hairstyle, use it to back-comb from the root in a slow up-and-down motion to create lasting volume with zero damage. It’s the latest addition to Tangle Teezer’s three step range of detangling, blow-drying and styling hairbrushes.

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12 Things Every ‘Type A’ Person Wants You To Know

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Robert Frost once said, “The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.” He certainly wasn’t thinking about Type A people when he said that. They barrel into the office like they’re racing for a pot of gold, and they never seem to lose momentum. It’s as if they’re driven by a motor that never shuts off.

We each have our own understanding of what it means to have a Type A personality, but what does this term really mean and where did it come from? It actually started in a waiting room shared by a pair of cardiologists. The doctors noticed that their chairs didn’t have wear on the backs as expected–the wear was only visible on the front edge of the seats and the armrests, suggesting that patients were literally waiting on the edge of their seats, ready to jump up the second their names were called.

So, the cardiologists–Doctors Friedman and Rosenman–wanted to find out if the strange wear pattern on their chairs was because impatient people are more prone to heart disease. They discovered that their hunch was correct. They also found that people’s personalities tend to lean in one of two directions, which they labeled Type A and Type B.

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Most think of Type A people as driven and highly strung and Type B people as carefree and even-keeled, but there’s so much more to it. Type As, in particular, are often misunderstood, as we just don’t understand the motivation behind their behavior.

To fully grasp what it means to be Type A, you need to hear it from the horse’s mouth. Don’t take my word for it–let’s see what they have to say:

1. We believe that winning is the only option.
We’re really hard on ourselves. Our desire to do our best often morphs into a desire to be the best. After all, if someone else does something better than us, then we mustn’t have been trying hard enough, right? This ensures that even the most mundane activities become a competition.

2. We live and die by our goals.
We don’t do anything “just because.” There’s an end aim for everything. That morning cup of coffee? The goal is to wake up. Half an hour of Pokemon Go at lunch? It’s about squeezing in some exercise and capturing more Pokemon than our friend down the hall. Heaven help anyone who slows us down or gets in our way. We’re nothing if we don’t reach our goals.

3. We’re always stressed.
Achieving our goals is so important to us that we often get stressed out about our progress. It’s that specter of wasted time or missed opportunities hanging over our heads that gets us all riled up, which can be really hard on our emotional intelligence (EQ).

4. We squeeze something into every possible moment. It may seem hypocritical that we’re sometimes late even though the rest of the time we’re impatiently drumming our fingers, waiting for meetings to start on time. The problem is that we try to squeeze a task into every possible minute, and sometimes we overdo it. In our determination to avoid downtime, we sometimes inadvertently create downtime for other people.

5. We want you to get to the point.
Skip the long preamble; if we have questions, we’ll ask. There’s no need to waste time on the setup when you have something important to tell us–just tell us. The theme here is efficiency; we’re interested in hearing the main points so we can begin taking action.

6. We hate to wait. We don’t hate being stuck at a red light or cooling our heels in a doctor’s waiting room because we think we’re too good to wait. We just like to be efficient with our time and don’t like things getting in our way. Every minute spent waiting is a minute we could have spent doing something productive. It’s a minute that we’ll never get back.

7. We’re conscientious.
Like “later,” “good enough” isn’t part of our vocabulary. Things are either right or they’re wrong. And they always, always have to be right. No matter what we’re doing, we care too much to settle for mediocrity.

8. We multitask. We’re not being rude, and we’re not bored. We just have a sense that the value of our day is measured by how much we get done, and we accomplish more when we do two (or more!) things at once.

9. We have a tough time relaxing. Relaxation isn’t a measurable goal, and it feels like a waste of time when nothing is getting done. It’s very difficult for us to sit around and “just be”; instead, we prefer to be actively “becoming” whatever lies at the end of our current ambition. Anything else amounts to lost time.

10. We have an unrealistic sense of urgency. From our perspective, “now” is the only time that exists. There’s no sense in putting something off till another time. While that’s often a good thing, we tend to give trivial issues a greater sense of urgency than they deserve.

11. We follow a schedule. Our time is carefully orchestrated so that each day we accomplish what we intended. Again like “later,” “whenever” isn’t part of our vocabulary. Everything gets scheduled and added to lists, and we take great satisfaction in ticking all the boxes.

12. We’re restless. Our motors are always running, so when we have to idle, that excess energy manifests in various nervous habits, such as fidgeting or biting our nails. Don’t worry, we’re not freaking out. This is normal behavior for us.

Bringing It All Together

We know that we can be awfully hard on everybody, but we’re even harder on ourselves. This may be difficult to see because no one else is privy to the perfectionist that’s goading or berating our every move inside our heads. Just know this: We care–we care a lot–and we really are sorry if our personality makes us hard to get along with sometimes.

What other characteristics set Type A people apart? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below, as I learn just as much from you as you do from me.

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My husband thinks I have a chronic problem of trying to do too much and that my expectations of myself and everyone else are too high. I think he needs a kick in the ass because he is SO laid-back. The only reason we haven’t killed each other yet is because he is too lazy to follow through and I am too overwhelmed to bother with it.

He grew up in a household where no one cleaned or had a bedtime or anything so my normal standards for what is acceptable seem sky-high to him. His dad is a hoarder, so his standards for clean are very low. He is so laid-back and I have trouble just sitting and relaxing. I have always been a busy type person.

I guess I have high standards when it comes to a few things: I shower daily, I keep our kids clean, I go to the gym and try to take care of myself but I am in NO WAY a perfectionist. My husband showers like 2-3 a week and he never exercises. He does make me happy and I do love him, so these things just sound nit-picky.

We went to marriage counseling to sort out some of these issues after our first child was born. We now have 3 children ages 6, 3, and 1. I stay home with them. Our oldest is in school most of the day. We do not have a cleaning lady or any extra help; I keep our 2500 square foot house in order, in addition to cooking and laundering 5 people’s worth of food and clothes. I do all of the grocery shopping. I am happy that I can stay at home, but it’s just a LOT. Meanwhile, he is a huge slob … there are literally ants living in his car. They’ve been in there for 8 months.

In counseling we learned that I am anxiety-prone (duh) and he has adult-ADHD (not surprising). We both took medication for awhile and got on track and have learned coping mechanisms that have carried us up to this point. We are both no longer on medication, but I wonder if:

1. We SHOULD BE on meds?
2. Additional stress of me trying to have a writing “career” or “hobby” has put us in a bad place because I am unable to keep up with everything on my own?
3. I’m going to flip out one day and have a nervous breakdown?

I know this is a common issue but I don’t know what steps I should take so resentment doesn’t continue to build. I just feel irritated with him all of the time and I hate it! I definitely don’t want to be “that” wife.

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Dear MTTS,

Well, given the general tone of your letter, it sounds like you’re certainly still suffering from anxiety. No shame in that.  In fact, over 18% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder.  Why not go back on your meds?  It may cut down on some of your feeling of impending nervous collapse.   And why does your husband not go back on his ADHD meds?  This makes a huge difference in many ADHD marriages, my own included.  Honestly, it also sounds like you might have ADHD as well, but hyperactive type.  ADHD people often find one another, and have very intense courtships.  This may explain how you can never sit still and seem to be a perpetual motion machine.  So get evaluated for that as well.

Next, why not resume your marriage counseling?  It sounds like it was very helpful and informative.  You don’t have to go for a year straight, but it sounds like you can use a tune up.  Plenty of couples do this in my practice, it’s not one and done.  You guys had two great support mechanisms in place: meds and counseling, and now you’re not using either.  Why?  Are there lingering issues of shame about needing meds or therapy?  Please reconsider.  And whether or not your writing is causing stress is something only you can answer, hopefully with a clearer head from going back on your meds and seeing a counselor yourself.

Next, I feel for your husband having grown up with a hoarder parent.  Read a guest post about this here.  It can be traumatizing.  It also colored his view of what’s “normal,” as any type of dysfunctional family does.  In our Western society, it is not normative for an adult male to shower 2-3 times a week.  I am just guessing here, but I would imagine that this impacts your intimate life.  This would be a great thing to tell him as lovingly as possible, particularly if it would lead to an increase in frequency of sex.

You and your husband need to be able to communicate using more empathy and validation for one another’s perspectives.  This is something great to work on in counseling.  You seem to love one another but the relationship has become fraught with irritation and possibly even contempt on both sides. You owe it to yourselves and your kids to work this out now, through meds, counseling, individual therapy, and whatever else you need to make it work.

Good luck, and keep me updated.  Till we meet again, I remain, The Blogapist Who Says, As One to Another, You Sound Type A, But That Showering Thing Isn’t Helping Anybody.

This post was originally published here on Dr. Psych Mom. Follow Dr. Rodman on Dr. Psych Mom, on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Pre-order her book, How to Talk to Your Kids about Your Divorce: Healthy, Effective Communication Techniques for Your Changing Family.

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There are many types of planners to choose from when you decide you want to hire one for your Big Day. No, I’m not talking about “Day of” Coordinator or Full Planner, but rather the kind of planner you and your fiancé will match with best.

Below is a list of the types of planners that are out there, and it’s up to you to decide which one is a match for you! Kind of like picking out a pair or shoes, or your favorite vodka. Whatever.

The Overenthusiastic Newbie

Ok, I know this isn’t about experience versus no experience, but the newbie has their own category. This planner knows nothing and no one — but really wants to plan your wedding at a cost of three gold stars and a reference letter. She will have no contacts to contact, and will have trouble negotiating contracts on your behalf. However, she is ready to go and will probably answer your emails within 30 seconds of you sending them. You can save money here, but if you’re high maintenance and want your ducks in a row, you might want to steer clear of this one. Otherwise your ducks will be dead and in orange sauce. That went sour.

The Queen Bee

This planner knows everyone, but not everyone wants to know her. She’s there for you and only you, and doesn’t care if she upsets venues or vendors. You are her client and she will die for you. Ridiculous requests? No problem, she will handle them. If she can’t handle them, she will never tell you that your requests are difficult, but rather that everyone else is incompetent. She’s on your side 100 percent, even when you’re wrong, and you’ll find her in the kitchen at the venue when your salmon comes out over-cooked. If you want someone like this, great. Be warned though: While she’s on your side always, she’s probably not making many friends in the industry. That translates to no favors for you when your requests become even more difficult.

The Olivia Pope

First and foremost, if you don’t know who that is, walk away from this blog, go watch all four seasons of Scandal on Netflix, and then come back. I’ll wait. Anyway, this type of planner that emulates Ms. Pope has it all handled. She’s not afraid of a fight and wants to get your day done perfectly for you. Sure, she might be intimidating, but you know that she’ll get the job done, even if she has to lose her temper. Of course, this also means telling you when you’re out of line, and scolding you when you miss appointments, make ridiculous demands or don’t get back to her when you need to. The plus side is that you’ll never know when there’s an issue with your planning, because she will handle everything. As long as you can handle her being as direct with you as she is with those working on your wedding, you’ll be fine.

The Pleaser

A planner can’t do everything because not everything is possible. While a good planner won’t tell you that things are impossible, they will make it clear when things are difficult. The pleaser only knows how to say “yes” and “can do” and refuses to learn the words “no” and “not happening.” While this is reassuring, sometimes this planner will make promises that she can’t keep, and while there usually is a way out of a jam, when there isn’t, she (and you both) are screwed.

The Designer

Depending on what you want, a designer planner might be exactly what you need. This planner is all about your color, theme, and total decor. Logistics aren’t really where her head is at. She can tell you every flower that is in season, what draping to hang from the walls, and has more Pinterest boards than you can imagine. If you are clueless when it comes to what linens pair with what what china, this is the planner that would be perfect for you. But, if you need help with your budget and negotiating contracts, or putting together a timeline, then the artist might not be in your best interest.

The Old Timer

These are planners that have been around forever. They know the owners of every venue hall, and the new owners as well. If you ask them “have you ever worked with” and the answer isn’t a quick “yes,” that means that vendor or venue hasn’t been around for that long. It’s great to have this planner in your back pocket because they are going to have a rolodex worth paying for. Of course, people don’t really change and as much as they may evolve over time, this planner might be a little old fashioned. Sometimes they won’t be all about the email as you will be, and will prefer to talk on the phone. Texting them? Probably not going to happen. And before anyone sends me nasty notes that established planners know how to use email, trust me, I know… but I do know plenty that don’t, and it’s enough to mention.

The Can’t Wed, Can Plan

You’ve all seen the movie, The Wedding Planner — the story of a planner that isn’t married, but can plan a wedding to rival anything in the top magazines. She’s well put together, got a keen sense of style, a huge contact list and is a master negotiator. But she’s not married and really has no intention to be. This is not the same as the planner who wants to be married, this is a planner who chooses not to be. While she might be great at her job, if she’s never experienced a wedding firsthand, how can she possibly understand the stress you are under as you plan your Big Day? The passion might be there, and she might be a wizard, but she’s never *been there*. Seeing it, is different than doing it. Your wedding can be flawless with this planner, but if you need someone who can empathize with your stress, you should look for the one with the ring on her finger.

Those are the top seven types of planners out there. Sometimes there is a crossover of personalities, and sometimes a planner is just one type. Matching you and your fiancé to the right type is essential to having a happy planning process. Trust me: You’ll be able to tell during the consultation just what category your planner falls into.

And in case you’re wondering — I’m the Olivia Pope type!

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