Yes, the eyes are the windows of the soul. When you have good eye contact with someone, it instantly starts building a rapport and it shows interest in the other person. Establishing good eye contact can be daunting if you are not doing it regularly. You may feel a bit uncomfortable. Here are a few tips to try.
The level of stress seems to increasing in our world. I hear about that on the personal level from many of the people I work with. The tendency for strong positional perceptions and their accompanying conflicts seems so prevalent, personally, socially, politically and globally: Wall Street vs. Main Street; Conservative vs. Liberal; Terrorists intent on blowing things up vs. Powers vested in Control, Wealth and Advantage; The Environment movement vs. Interests in Economic Prosperity; and all the “I’m Right vs.
Strange things happen to the best of us when our sense of relationship security is challenged. Suddenly, you are bombarded with thoughts and feelings that have you spinning with suspicion and mistrust. In the worst of cases, even the most rational among us might resort to highly uncharacteristic, even objectionable behavior that brings out the worst in us. And typically, no matter what the truth turns out to be, this does not bode well for the efficacy of the relationship. 3
“Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined.” —Katherine Anne Porter What would you do if your partner had an affair? In a new relationship, everything is perfect and exciting and smells good. You are full of passion and hope. You just can’t get enough of each other. You hang on every word, every glance, and check your messages twenty times a minute to see if he called.
"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option." —unknown Some people see connections everywhere. They perceive feelings and relatively insignificant interactions and events in the world to be signs of significant meaning—signs that something is “meant to be.” In some cases, this kind of thinking can translate into a delusional love.
I received the following email on this topic, asking for my help: "Hi, my name is Adam (not his real name). I am living with my parents and I'm thinking of moving out with my girlfriend Patty. But there are some things that make me feel upset, and I don't really know what to do. I love her but she doesn't seem to be the person she was. At times she feels bad and upset. These periods last for about 4 - 5 days.
To many people, the idea of a love addiction seems far-fetched or made up to explain irrational behaviors. However, love addiction is not a new concept, nor is it fabricated. Early literature and history are full of references to people — often very powerful and famous people — who allowed their dependence on others to destroy them.
Studies show that high self-esteem is the #1 ingredient essential for developing happiness, fulfillment, rich relationships, and overall success in life. In the life of every child, usually sometime between birth and age 6, something happens to have the child doubt him or herself. Someone says or does something that has the child believe that he or she is flawed, unlovable, not worthy, imperfect.
Women constantly push really good guys right out of their lives without even knowing it. We do it by behaving in ways that, until pointed out by someone else, are a complete mystery. Finally, having this pointed out to me in my early 40s was a huge part of my transition from a pretty happy single gal to, at age 47, a truly fulfilled wife of a loving and adoring man.