In coaching successful women who excel in their careers, communities and philanthropic efforts, all too often I find that despite these accomplishments, women have difficulty showing their true, authentic, multi-faceted and perfectly flawed selves-especially to their partner. Women tend to believe there is an expectation to be all things to all people-pleasing, perfect and pretty. They are conditioned to avoid drawing attention to their feelings.
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.
Every week, I hear people complain that they attract all the wrong people when they go on dating sites like Match.com or eHarmony. The opportunity is there to specify who you are and what kind of partner you would like, but most people go through tons of unappealing dates before finding someone suitable. So, what goes wrong?
Both men and women lie all the time. They lie about numerous things from large secrets to small insignificant facts. It is a human characteristic to either cover up for yourself, or for another’s actions or events. Some lies do not even matter at all, they are harmless. So why do men lie to women? Why can’t they be honest enough to tell a women exactly what is on their mind?
I can hear it now. “What the hell is David saying? I need to go play with a guy’s balls and I haven’t even met him yet?” Calm down. We’re talking about football. That’s right—football. Instead of being afraid of it, embrace it. You want to meet men? Watch football. And you won’t just meet the beer guzzling, nacho-eating, burping football guys, because—get this—every guy likes football.
People are really watching their money. (Can you really blame them?) But just because you've tightened the purse strings doesn't mean your romantic life should feel the pinch.
There are going to be times when you just aren’t going to be interested in certain singles who ask you out.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Marie Hartwell-Walker, ED.D. For many young girls, being a bride is the closest thing possible to living out childhood fantasies of being a princess. The wedding industry and bridal magazines collaborate in spinning the myth. Find the perfect prince, put on the perfect wedding pageant and live happily ever after.
Your heart is your best tool to reach that state of calm and stillness we all crave. Cardiac coherence is a very simple method, that can be used by everyone, in all circumstances. Based on breathing and visualization, it can have a ripple effect on your serenity. To get in cardiac coherence, just begin by… breathing. Take several breaths, slow, deep breaths, in rythm with your heart beat, with a short pause after exhaling.
In a study conducted at the University of Michigan, lead author Michael Woodford found that the phrase "that's so gay" negatively affected gay, lesbian and bisexual students between the ages of 18 to 25 — contributing to feelings of isolation, headaches, poor appetite and eating problems.