Yeah, you had been out for a couple of drinks and you knew you had said too much already. But this one, this was the worst fight you've ever had and you are scared. You can't remember if it was you or he that said the "D" word first. But now that divorce is in the conversation, do you feel like it could really be over?
Life can get so darn serious sometimes, don’t you think? There’s bills to pay, children and aging parents to take care of, a career to expand on, daily exercise, and that’s just our personal lives! Then there’s world peace, global warming, the economy, and health care to tackle!
How it Feels: On some level, one of the best ways anyone can relate to what it feels like to catch your spouse cheating is akin to how the world felt on 9/11. I bet you know exactly where you were and what you were doing when you found out. Your life, and time itself, stopped. Living in New York, I can tell you that’s how it felt here on 9/11.
Mary's Personal Bio Born March 1966 Mother-disappointed, withdrawn, depressed Father-angry, controlling with drinking problem Mary never felt good enough. Bio: Assistant editor for a major Home Magazine. Husband Mike, Advertising Executive Married 15 years, two kids, Maggie 12, Neil 10 Lives in town house, suburbs of Boston Tuesday, March 10, 2012 – Mary’s talking mind…
Few things empower people (especially kids) more than giving them ownership of the decisions that effect their lives and circumstances. When they decide for themselves, they have both emotional and intellectual “skin in the game.” So, let’s talk about Parenting Secret #5 to Empower Kids: Decisions Have Consequences. Let your kids make choices for themselves and then let them live with results – be they positive or negative. Kids must understand how the decisions they make affect their lives.
My clients feel more empowered and in control of the dating process. They are making connections more easily and forming successful romantic relationships. So, before you spend any more money and time on going to more single events, internet dating and dating services, it is best to get some professional guidance and get your dating radar readjusted. I'm like a chiropractor for your dating life!
These are tough economic times. Whether we have been hard hit by the economic recession through the loss of our job, concerned or depressed by the loss of our savings for retirement or in real estate, or worried about the future ... we are stressed. It is crucial to understand the different ways we deal with stress as men and women and to learn how to best meet each other's emotional needs.
Over and over society seems to say that men and women can't be "just friends." An article in the New York Times delineates these points (http://nyti.ms/HuAc3q) from When Harry Met Sally, to more recent movies like Friends With Benefits. But sex and relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil takes the idea of "just friends" and turns it on its head: what if this is the coward's way out?
Early in life, boys learn to identify with their fathers - a recent article in the New York Times brings up the Oedipul issues that arise from this (http://nyti.ms/HvBnDr). As this complex plays out, the boy will continue to seek approval from his father throughout his life, while looking for someone like his mother for companionship.
By Patricia Conte for GALTime Deadlines looming at the office. Prepping the house for last-minute guests. Muscle pain from a weekend hiking excursion. Chances are you’ve been in one of these situations – probably more than once – and felt the stress and pain that goes with them. Wouldn’t a massage be great?