After reading this, you will know the reason I wrote this blog! People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do with your life. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support, and to aid you physically, emotionally, or spiritually. They may seem like a godsend, and they are! They are there for the reason you need them to be.
COUPLE CHALLENGES, RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGE
Is your relationship doomed because you're giving too much? It's hard to accept the warning signs and red flags when we're in love with someone you think is perfect for you. Anabelle Bugatti Pre-licensed MFT, NCC, Officiant explains what you must know if you want a healthy and successful relationship.
Know the difference between Wants & Expectations! This topic alone will likely be the subject of an entire Newsletter in the future. Simply put however, partners will often make the mistake of expecting something they want and then faulting the other for not giving it to them. To expect means to assume or count on whereas to want is to desire or crave.
Lucky four-leaf clovers are popping up a lot this month along with that elusive pot of gold. Some folks think luck is what it takes for a marriage to thrive. But if you’ve been married more than a few years, you know much more goes into a good marriage than luck. A great relationship takes dedication and that scary word – WORK. This is the good kind of work though, the kind that brings life-long rewards. Don’t you find that anything worthwhile takes work? Those washboard abs don’t just magically appear and a successful business doesn’t grow by itself.
In the previous article I discussed how choosing a long term partner may be compelled by inner forces unknown to us. We are complex creatures and are often not clear about what drives or motivates us. When you enter into a relationship that begins to take a serious path ask yourself the following questions:
Too Much To Do. Life gets crazy doesn’t it? You’ve fit your kids’ basketball and cheerleading practices into your schedule along with the dance recitals, the board meeting the business trip - and on it goes... It’s a whirlwind of “to-dos.” But where does your marriage fit into all of that? How much time do you put into making your marriage a priority, into making it what you want it to be?
The Secret To Why Men Don’t Commit. Have you been in a relationship or are curtly in one now dealing with a guy that just can’t commit to you what so ever? Do you find that he always seems distant and acts like he loves you but then a week later he is questioning if the two of you should even be together?
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggested that, just as work relationships hold year-end reviews for performance, there may be benefits to such critiques in our personal lives as well. Although written in a humorous, tongue-in-cheek tone, points are made that are worth serious consideration.
We all know that when we are in a relationship, that everything is not going to be perfect and arguments will occur. This is okay and it is perfectly normal. Every person is different and no one is going to agree with a person 100% of the time, even if they are the most compatible couple in the world. One thing that I would like to address in this segment is that when these arguments occur, are you fighting fair or are you just fighting. Now arguing can be a really dangerous thing.
Laying in bed after a long hard day at the office you see him without his shirt on and your mind starts to race all over on what type of things you want to do with him... You slip on something sexy spray on his favorite perfume,and slowly walk toward the bed feeling sexy and naughty... He doesn't even notice you, maybe he's just tired, then you get under the covers, start to kiss his neck touch him softly and he just pushes you away and says not tonight honey....
All too often in life, people make assumptions about love and relationships that do not stand up under scrutiny—that are not supported by the available evidence. So, what are the facts? One of the great misconceptions of all time about love and relationships is this—just do the big things and everything will turn out well. And what do the big things include?
Expert tip to help your marriage: Picking your Battles The couples I see with the most ongoing conflict are the ones who have not learned to pick their battles. These couples stay in constant conflict over who, left the lights on, and why the breadcrumbs are on the kitchen counter top.
Relationships are one of the most difficult aspects of life; they are also one of the most satisfying things in the world. Many people believe that a perfect relationship is one that flows at a steady pace along the river; they feel that any sort of challenges that rock the boat are the first signs that the relationship is heading for trouble. The challenges that people endure in relationships are usually bad things, but sometimes the right argument or ordeal can create a stronger bond between two people, whether they are married or just dating.
Adrianna was 18 and knew she was hot. She had dark brown hair that hung below her shoulders and wore sweats with a tight tank top and bare midriff that made it hard to avoid admiring her Survivor abs Her face was clear and beautiful which made it easy to miss the fear in her eyes. Adrianna was tough. She grew up in Bed-Sty and never took shit from anybody. Once in her junior year in high school, on the subway returning from a football game, a guy in her algebra class started squeezing her thigh. She dumped her hot latte on him and punched him hard in the face.
The biggest secret about why men find vulnerability attractive in the bedroom is, guess what, they need women to inspire them to show their deeper feelings so they can feel safer with them. But it’s hard for men to be emotionally vulnerable even though, deep down, they wish to be. Most men grow up believing that women expect them to: • Always show emotional control • View work as a top priority