I think it is appropriate that my first column should deal with the most fundamental truth about men, and that is this: Men are simple. I know some of you may be thinking that I’ve completely sold out my brethren in an effort to pander to my female readers and gain their trust. But that is just not true. Because “simple” is not bad, or inferior, or lacking value and substance. “Simple” means simply…not complex.
I know that experiences with my immediate family and friends are changing because I am connecting with clarity to awareness. The veil is lifting as the lies dissolve and the secret held within is revealed. I feel the difference in me. I see the truth in others. My time in separation starts with me. Feelings of guilt, jealousy, self-doubt, resentment or hurt can rise up within when triggered by the presence of someone else’s secret. They may not even be aware of the information that is in them.
By GalTime Nerd Chick Andrea Eldridge Cleaning out the garage is one of those things on my lengthy list of things I should do, but will probably never get around to. Sorting through boxes is just never that compelling. But I've discovered that what typically pushes me to action is a little monetary persuasion.
By GalTime Relationship Expert Jane Greer, Ph.D., Creator of SHRINK WRAP Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie certainly waited it out. While they were clear that they had a specific political reason for remaining unwed, the public has been fascinated by the couple's intense connection - seven years and six kids - without making what some might say is the ultimate pledge.
There's been a lot of publicity around the issue of porn and its effect on men, women and relationships. With porn so accessible and free, it has taken on a new fervor in the lives of so many people. As with most things that affect certain synapses in the brain, porn can quickly turn from an occasional supplement that heightens one's sex life to an addiction that wreaks havoc and prevents real intimacy. Here are seven warning signs that you have become a victim to the allure of pornography.
Fran, after 26 years of marriage, had decided to divorce Harry. She had consulted an attorney, told her mother and sister, put Harry on notice and then her two teenage daughters called a family meeting and insisted that their mother and father get counseling. Fran described Harry as a negative person who found fault with almost everything she did. She felt blamed by Harry for almost anything that went wrong in their lives and for Harry a lot went wrong.
Yes, I have “worked” on myself for decades. Struggling with relationships and trying to find my life’s passion, I sought out every healing technique available to get me to my goals faster and easier. The harder I tried to fix myself, the more I uncovered that was dysfunctional about me. Instead of feeling empowered and strong, I became more frustrated like I was never going to change.
An important thing to remember when going through a divorce is that feelings serve a purpose but are not fact. Feelings are based on our inner reality while facts are shared observations over time. It may be impossible to completely separate thought from emotion but humans can see things subjectively (emotion) and objectively (mind). It is an amazing ability.
Food fuels your body, and exercise keeps it fit, firm and ready. It’s obvious to say nutrition and fitness are important, but the real goal is to nourish and challenge your body efficiently and appropriately. Avoid wasting time in the gym and in your pantry by sidestepping these 12 common myths. Myth #1: You should eat carbohydrates before you exercise.