You haven’t posted any pictures on that Online Dating Site you finally joined as part of your quest to stop kissing Toads, right? That means you’re working against the magic of these sites – bringing like-minded people together to meet, flirt, and possibly, fall in love. You wouldn’t expect to meet your Prince Charming at the cocktail party if you hid in the powder room all evening, would you?
Everyone knows about the commitment-phobic guy, but what's really not talked about is the woman who shies away from a true connection. Not long ago, "Marin" asked me how to handle her avoidance of relationships. Witnessing her parents' divorce and experiencing the resulting trauma in the family, she'd made a conscious decision to make sure she never found herself trapped in a bad relationship. Like so many in her shoes, she was confusing the issues, and making choices based on the wrong criteria.
Every February, we hear alot about looove and valentines and hearts and flowers and kisses. Depending on your relationship status – and your state of mind – this is either super-fun and exciting, or it’s a total downer. Whether you’re happily coupled, happily single….or not-so-happily coupled or not-so-happily single, the challenge for February is to fall passionately in love….with yourself. I challenge you to love yourself enough to:
What's the sexiest language to you? Is it French? . . . Italian? . . . Maybe you have a thing for the way Spanish rolls off the tongue? Whatever your answer to the question, you're probably wrong either way. As you read every word on this page, you're going to discover a life-altering concept that will give you a ridiculously unfair advantage over most men in the dating world: the sexiest language isn't French, it isn't Italian, and it isn't Spanish (although I love hearing Spanish speaking women talk) . . .
Having experienced my first major relationship in my early twenties, I became well aware of how I felt. I learned how to articulate my emotions, and I learned how to care about another person. Since then, I have occasionally been dumbfounded by the emotional distance present in some relationships.
If having a fulfilling love relationship is a universal desire, how can it be so elusive? We start out with the best intentions that soon become clouded by limited beliefs, self-sabotaging behaviors and actions. We repeat the same relationship patterns with different men, find ourselves with on-again off-again relationships, and are left feeling unfulfilled…
Singles Find Love Through Tantric Practices What is Tantra anyway? Let’s start there with the most pertinent question in this new age of psychobabble, open sexual expression, and deeply rooted needs for healing the Earth and ourselves. Tantra is not sex and sex is not necessarily Tantric. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, we can begin to understand what Tantra truly is and how it meets sexuality at the cross road with the Divine.
When looking at divorce, we tend to make several assumptions. We assume that the relationship in question didn’t work out for various reasons. Frequently, we see one more at fault that the other. In addition, we may all agree that the relationship needs to be dissolved as quickly as possible and the two partners need to move on to a new life.
Were Valentine's Day a person, I would feel compelled to defend her, take her out to dinner boost her confidence, and let her wonder that I too wonder why people avoid and bad mouth her this time of year. After all, she's just a pastel pink and blood red holiday Hallmark moment. She's not offensive, cruel or beneath me or anyone else.
Success in life, friendship, business, family dynamics and spiritual growth has self-confidence and self-esteem at the foundation. People who have a confidence in their personal worth seem to be magnets for success and happiness everywhere they go. As parents and caring adults, you will want to share methods and techniques to build self-confidence with the young people in your circle of influence. One of the most important part of teaching a life-skill is to improve the concept in our own lives. Here are three more tips to help build self-esteem and self-confidence in your kids.