Jealousy can sneak up, catch you unaware and leave you feeling confused and beaten up. Jealousy can also end up destroying your relationship and compromising your health and well-being. This is why jealousy is sometimes referred to as the "green-eyed monster."
I know this was me several years ago when my husband and I separated after twenty six years of marriage. Let me explain: I had always been the one to cook the huge meal for 15-20 people. It was a glorious time of family sharing, connecting with relatives you had not seen all year, and wonderful food as far as the eye could see.
Because we are social animals, and because it feels so good, we all want to get connected, be connected, and stay connected. But, we often forget, one of the primary reasons for being connected has to do with survival: Without connection, we simply do not survive. Problem is, it doesn't seem to be that easy to stay connected. Why? Glad you asked.
"My wife is so upset that I have to travel more on my new job," Chuck told me in our phone counseling session. "She feels so alone and lost when I'm gone. When I talk with her she is either crying or angry. I feel so badly and guilty but I don't know what to do." "Do you feel responsibility for her feelings?" I asked him. "Do you feel that you are the cause of her feelings?" "Yes."
By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com Beauty? Brains? A good cook--or good in bed? What do men really want in a wife? It's a question single women ask themselves all the time. And married wives beat themselves up about on insecure days. Are we good enough, smart enough, pretty enough, skinny enough? What qualities do our husbands actually value the most? Well, according to a new survey, it ain't what's in the mirror.
The holidays are upon us, and though this may be a joyful and fun time for many, this may also be a stressful time, a busy time complete with excitement and chaos. Sure, maybe you have got some time off, and the kids are also off school, but the relatives may be demanding of your time, or the co-workers or good friends. There may be the pressure of gift giving, which comes with it the gift shopping, the gift wrapping, the shopping crowds. You may have lots of social events, parties, work dinners.
Body language reveals our true feelings, and your relationship partner has no trouble with picking up on this physical queue. But what does your body language say while you are sleep? Are there sleeping positions that will excite the man of your dreams? In sleep, we are our most honest, vulnerable selves and certain sleep positions can immediately evoke sensual thoughts and pleasures.
Advice on how to let go of your work stress before you go home at the end of the day.