Cats aren't the only ones that have nine lives. Apparently, Lindsay Lohan does too. Is there someone in your family who is using and abusing, dancing with death and taking risks that terrify you? Here are five tips to help you detach from the drama and keep your wits about you.
We can be nice to people and behind their back we may judge and criticize them. This kind of behavior unconscious or conscious creates separation in our hearts and in the relationship. Eventually our negative feelings will hurt us and others. Negative feelings uncared for become unhealthy barriers to authentic love.
An interesting phenomenon is that children don't stop loving their parents, so you might as well accept that you love your dad, regardless of his undesirable traits or actions. It'll be easier on you without that intense inner conflict. Here are four more facts for consideration.
Having survived several toxic relationships and a tumultuous marriage years ago and turned my life around, I now have a laser-like ability to instantly recognize the same disastrous signs and symptoms in other women’s relationships that I encountered on my journey to relationship sanity.
Are you a wonderfully successful, beautiful and single woman? Do you often think how you could be single? Well. It could be as simple as your expectations. Nowadays, women have more self-esteem and respect for themselves than ever before which is wonderful but that doesn’t make us perfect. Guys are much more apt to see past our flaws than we are of their flaws.
Power struggles over homework plague many families. Parents worry, wanting their children to do well. Believing that encouragement, praise, explanations, setting limits, and even threats, anger and punishment are well-meaning, deserved, necessary and loving, parents often interact with their children in ways that lead to the very problems they want to avoid.
Hysteria represents women being chemically imbalanced, or to put it simply, a lack of sex. A hysterical woman is clearly sexually starved. She has probably not seen or heard from “Dick” in weeks, months or even, painfully, years. She is chemically imbalanced and her hormones are often going crazy. She knows something is wrong.
Let’s talk about sex, baby! You’ve all heard the song “Let’s Talk about Sex” by Salt-n- Pepa, right? Well, let’s do. A dear lady friend of mine gave an excellent definition of horniness. She described horniness as the desire to merge spiritually with another. Your desire to feel and experience new energies is constant. We often call this lust. However, our bodies are naturally, constantly creating energy.
As a couples therapist and dating coach, the most overriding questions that I deal with concern the nature of relationships. These questions include: Why is someone attracted to one person but not another? What makes a relationship successful? Why do some people seem to have all the luck while others never seem to be able catch a break? Similarly, why do some people keep repeating the same mistakes?
The ol’ saying is that "before you can have a healthy and loving relationship with someone else, you must first love yourself." Since the beginning of time, people have struggled with figuring out what it really means to love both oneself and another, and when it happens, if it is real and will last.