From cheating online to lamenting a break up that has moved on — I hear about how Facebook has supposedly ruined their marriage or their dating relationship. But guess what? Facebook didn't do anything. The responsibility here lies on the people involved ... not the technology. Here are some quick tips for you to remember on how to keep your relationship offline and healthy. It all starts with boundaries.
I was completely horrified as I heard the sound of my mother's voice coming from my mouth. Words I swore I would never say to my children came pouring out, and I could not stop. All those dreams I had of creating a better life for my kids than the one I grew up with disappeared, to be replace with a sense of rage and futility. Why was my present parenting being controlled by my abusive history? I felt victimized all over again, and determined to find a solution.
What happened to the days of men being more aggressive in their pursuit of the woman they were interested in? When you think about the way men have changed over the years, it has much to do with the change in women. Women have become far too willing to make the first move and give up their ‘hallelujah sunshine’ too easily, so why should men take the initiative and put forth effort in the pursuit when so many women are making it so easy for them?
Another lie. Another disappointment. Another broken promise. If your relationship is struggling, you might be looking for some glimmer of hope that everything will be okay. You may be searching for some sign that you and your partner will work things out, despite your history of conflict, arguing, jealousy and maybe even cheating.
Your mindset is everything when it comes to helping you find love. I'm not just talking about romantic love. I'm talking about love, overall. Love is a state of mind that either is or isn't something you cultivate.
Adapted from “Enthusiasm Makes the Difference” by Norman Vincent Peale “Worry” can be like a thief in the night, stealing your joy, and blocking love from getting in our out. All of our LoveLaunch educational programs are designed to help you live your best life right now. That’s a lot harder if you’re worrying all the time. Practice this five point program, let the worry go and let the love shine in!
Be honest. Every time you check your email, are you hoping for a message from that guy you met online? Do you get butterflies when you see his email address in your inbox? This could be the start of something special ... or it could just be a little fling. How can you tell if your online match is really for you? Look for these ten signs to find out.
Among the many reasons couples decide to seek therapy—including to learn better communication skills, to improve intimacy, and to heal old wounds—deciding whether or not the relationship is going to survive is the motive for about half.
A few months ago I introduced readers to the Seven Dwarves of Smallness. Others call them your demons, but I think that gives them too much power. The Seven Dwarves are the gatekeepers to your soul. They are there to protect who you really are. I'm here to stick up for them, because the truth is, they have a very important job. They were put in place to keep your greatest gifts safe from harm.
Do you have to like or love someone to be considerate, kind and courteous? The answer to that question is simply- No. You can be respectful without agreeing with, or even liking another person. One reason this is such a vital life skill for our children, is for the rest of their lives they will need to interact with, work with and deal with people they may feel are unpleasant. At a young age we begin to establish our own boundaries.