I can’t escape it, it’s in the news every day, and it fills my counseling office. Yesterday, the news told of a four-year-old who was shot to death by his own father, because the father was jealous of his divorced wife’s new relationship. “O, beware... of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster” wrote William Shakespeare in the sixteenth century. In four hundred years, we don't seem to have been able to tame or conquer this monster. Jealousy is still very present with us, and rears its ugly head often in all relationships.
A recent CNN article claims that following your passion is bad advice when it comes to your career. The same is true for love.
That’s right – that’s six months. Could you hold out for that long? It’s hard to imagine waiting six months when some relationships move to cohabitating in that amount of time! Recent studies in Augusts issue of The Journal of Marriage & Family Therapy suggest that women who wait the 182 days reported higher levels of satisfaction, commitment, intimacy, emotional support, and sexual satisfaction in the resulting relationship. However, interestingly enough….men did not have the same results.
If you are a stay-at-home mom who sometimes feels like you're about to crash and burn, you are not alone. Being a stay-at-home mother is a stressful job and science has proven it.
“Who told you that sex is dirty? Sex is not your creation it is God’s gift. It is God’s gift to enjoy and celebrate. It is participating in the great festival that existence is. All life exists through sex and all life grows out of it.” ----- Osho
You would be surprised how many women going through divorces tell me they knew they were making a mistake when they walked down the aisle — in more recent headlines, Kim Kardashian even shared this similar sentiment. Below are five warning signs you may want to consider before saying "I do."
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According to a survey of over 100 mental health professionals, 75% agree that couples are the least sexually satisfied when they have a newborn or infant. But, have no fear! Help is on the way. In the same survey, we asked these experts for their opinions about the most effective techniques for getting couples with kids back under the sheets.
Why is self worth necessary in order to be vulnerable? When we seek validation from others, we give away our power by letting them define our worth. If your worth depends on your partner’s validation, you won’t say what’s really on your mind and how you feel. You’ll censor your words and emotions in order to get your partner’s love, approval and acceptance.
Did you ever ask yourself “how much is a relationship really worth? “ Am I really in love with this person? “If I found myself without a partner, would I survive?” Ok that last one was a little melodramatic but you get the point. Mars Venus recognizes, seems more likely than not, women are more likely to change and bend to make a relationship work. In the process, losing themselves and ultimately losing their individuality. There’s a fine line between picking your battles and sacrificing the lamb.