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James Michael Sama

James Michael Sama is a writer and public speaker whose website, www.JamesMSama.com boasts nearly 23 Million readers. His mission is to spread the “New Chivalry Movement” – a set of ideas that prompts the development of self-worth in people of all ages, the recognition of the love and respect that is deserved in a relationship, as well as the strength to walk away if they are not present. James is striving to illustrate the image of what a healthy relationship looks like, as well as what each member of the “team” can do in order to create it. James has been featured on Fox News as well as CafeMom's talk show "Mad Life," The Huffington Post, AskMen.com, GoodMenProject.com, and more.

Relationship Tips: 7 Reasons Your Partner Should Be Your Best Friend

I think a big issue with relationships these days is that people (particularly men) separate the idea of a relationship from the idea of a friendship. That being said – I have my own thoughts and opinions on the concept…

Having Trouble with Dating? Here’s Why No One Knows What They’re Doing Anymore

Here we are, in the 21st century. Gen-X’ers, Millenials, Gen-Whatever’ers are having a hard enough time as it is navigating massive student loan debts, high rents, and a difficult job market. To add the icing on the cake, they are…

Having A Rough Time? Relationships Are Not Easy, But They Are Worth It

I feel as though a lot of people who read my articles are under the impression that I am suggesting eventually someone is going to come into their life and every puzzle piece will simply pop into place. Doves will…

Holding Yourself Back? 12 Reasons To Live A Limitless Life

We are fortunate enough to have been born during the information age. If you are reading this right now, you are doing this on a device that few of us could effectively describe to people who lived even a hundred…

20 Simple Ways To Improve Your Life Today

Here is a list I came across that I think can help all of us in all areas of life – if only we commit to following it! Enjoy, and please feel free to share! – Free yourself from negative…

8 Simple Steps To Conquering The Universe, Dating A Supermodel, And Becoming A Millionaire

Part of being a consistent content creator is knowing where to find inspiration for new work. Sometimes it comes from a conversation, sometimes it comes from a movie, TV show, or book. In this case, it came from another article….

7 Reasons You Should Never Marry A Girl Until You’ve Traveled With Her

I’m sitting down to my computer for the first time in over a week after returning from an amazing destination wedding, which we extended into a vacation as well. We visited Playa Del Carmen on the Riviera Maya strip of the…

Why To Live A Better Life You Have To Focus On Better Things

Have you ever heard a news report about someone driving along a desolate, deserted road but somehow ending up crashing into the only tree or telephone pole in sight? How do they manage that? We notice these things when we really…

No Means Yes: 10 Famous Failures Who Turned Into Successes Stories

All too often, we are easily discouraged by a few failures. Failed business ventures, failed relationships, failed tests…each of us are faced with these detours in life, some more often than others. From an emotional level, it’s easy to get discouraged…

The Advice Nobody Has Ever Given You: It’s Your Fault You’re Single

Having put myself in a situation where I consistently write about dating and relationships from the male perspective, I have also put myself – understandably – in a situation where my opinions are criticized and ridiculed. Hey, bring it on,…

GTFO: 8 Warning Signs She’s Not The Right Woman For You

We’ve spent a lot of time discussing things that good men don’t do, as well as things that they need to do better. But we must not forget that there are two sides to relationships and that men need to know…

10 Tiny Things In A Relationship That Are Literally A Big Deal

There is an important distinction to be made in relationships between people who pay attention to detail, and people who don’t. The first type are people who don’t usually go all-out on the big things like extravagant gifts or getaways for…

The Importance Of Surrounding Yourself With The Right People

One of the things that makes life so fulfilling is the people we encounter and build relationships with along the way. Any sort of relationship, from a simple chat with our daily mail carrier – to the first meeting of…

8 Lame Excuses Used To Justify Cheating In A Relationship

A friend of mine recently tagged me in a comment on Facebook under an article that was discussing a new dating site that caters to ‘swingers, polyamorous couples, and ethical cheaters.’ Ethical cheaters? The first thought I had, which I’m sure many…

8 Basic Dating Principles Men Need To Bring Back

We have discussed on multiple occasions the effects that the hookup culture is having on dating and courtship – primarily negative ones. When it comes to actually dating, people seem to be lost. We hear very little about people [Looking…

The Only Fish In The Sea: 10 Signs He’s Definitely A Keeper

I guess you could say that when it comes to relationships I’m very… seasoned. I’ve dated a lot of nice guys, plenty of guys that started off nice and turned out to be totally passive aggressive, and one completely evil…

8 Things You Think Your Girlfriend Likes (But She Probably Hates)

My bet is that more than one man reading this can relate to a scenario where he did everything he thought was ‘right’ to get or keep a woman’s attention, but ultimately he ended up frustrated and confused after pushing…

Why The ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore’ Is Literally Bulls*it

Anthony D’Ambrosio is a 29 year old sex and relationship columnist who recently published an article titled ‘5 Reasons We Can’t Handle Marriage Anymore.’ He and I are the same age until May 29th, when I turn the big 3-0….

8 Valuable Lessons Learned From Generating 31 Million Blog Hits

This is a little different than the topics I usually write about, but I have had a lot of people tell me lately that they have been thinking of starting a blog and just needed to actually make the jump…

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Children

When each of us come into the world – we are a blank slate. We have the amazing ability to be formed and molded by our surroundings and the people who influence us in the most important of times. As…