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Integrating The Smoldering Embers of Shame

Integrating The Smoldering Embers of Shame

“I don’t like green things!” Little Jimmy didn’t want to eat the vegetables on his dinner plate. His parents were exasperated. “Do you know how hard your mother worked to shop for this food for you, to cook for you?” asked Jimmy’s father. “You should be ashamed of yourself. Go to your room. Now!”

Why Can’t I Meet An “Amazing” Guy!?!?

Why Can’t I Meet An “Amazing” Guy!?!?

Have you vowed to yourself after either a painfully devastating breakup or divorce that you will never again allow yourself to get hurt, or settle for anything less than the "perfect" guy for you?  When you meet someone promising, and go out with him a few times, have you said the following to yourself?

Wanna Have An Uplifting Relationship?

Wanna Have An Uplifting Relationship?

Have you ever dated someone or been in a relationship with someone who constantly drags you down (whether intentionally or not), or makes you feel awful about yourself?  I have.  Why did I allow myself to be with someone like that – and why do you?  Why do we let ourselves be treated like this?  Someone once told me, “usually, we date people who match our self esteem”.  Is this true? If our self esteem is low, will we allow someone to drag us down?