Everyone feels lonely from time to time. Deeper loneliness can set in after a break up in particular. Many people report staying in a relationship that isn’t going well too long just to avoid feeling lonely. Others feel so exceptionally lonely after a break-up that they jump right to the next relationship very quickly. This is understandable as we are wired to connect with others. We are social creatures for sure. However, when loneliness becomes a regular part of your life, it's time to take action and break the cycle of solitude.
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Yet we let others' opinions of us dictate our worth all of the time, often without even realizing it. Recently two brave souls conducted a social experiment of sorts when they chose to acknowledge strangers’ advances a bit differently than those wannabe Casanova&r
Valentines Day is coming, like it or not and your inner GPS may have you taking a U-turn! If you're newly single, divorced or unhappily married, the week of love could be a cause to celebrate ! Here's why; A lull in the romance department sometimes signifies a time to take advantage of your alone time and cherish YOU! In most cases, when you are whole, you attract a whole mate in return, one where you are not willing to settle and both are being true to yourselves and each other.
If you've ever had a man tell you he's not ready to commit it is very frustrating. Investing your time and feelings in a guy and then hearing about his cold feet can have you swearing off men altogether. Before you do use these two words. First I want to say that you may be tempted to argue with him and explain that the reasons he's not ready aren't valid. Don't do that. Telling him, explaining to him, just makes you his mom. Men are not turned on by their mom.
Communication is crucial in a healthy relationship, and most guys are game to answer any questions you may have. However, there are some questions that a man never wants to to hear come out of a woman's mouth. To avoid ruining your chances with a guy, here are four things to avoid saying to a man.
I was sitting in the movie theatre this past weekend to see the The Imitation Game with my husband Don when a gaggle of twenty-something gals walked into the theatre, continuing past us to sit in the very back row. Like lip-sticked versions of the typical unruly kids at the back of the bus, their antics were soon in full-swing and their volume was set to maximum. Here’s what we – and every single other person in the theatre – heard.
While our culture gets criticized for being too pro-divorce, I'd like to counter that criticism and say we are a culture of over-tolerance. We tolerate bad behavior and bad relationships for far too long. We are rewarded for "sticking it out" and are scolded by our society if we don't. I am often amazed to hear what my clients and readers tolerate in a marriage, and how they feel guilty for even having thoughts of ending the relationship.
The perfect Valentine’s Day gift is a gift that keeps you both happy long after Valentine’s Day is over. This gift doesn’t have to be expensive. It can even be free! We want to share with you a gift idea from our ebook TwoHaveFun - Great Activities for Awesome Couples which could be the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for you and your partner. We call it “The Raffle”: The Raffle Have a weekly wish-raffle and make your heart’s desires come true How?
The whole phenomena of younger men liking older women is back on the forefront of our collective societal minds lately – perhaps because of the brilliant way that Jennifer Lopez infused the topic in her hit movie, The Boy Next Door. Although critics largely panned the erotic thriller, there’s no denying the film pulled in unexpectedly high box office numbers its opening weekend.
Before you get carried away in your next argument, stop and clarify the purpose of wanting to communicate. Staying grounded in your positive purpose helps prevent negative outfall. Here's how ...