This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Having a baby is a big decision that requires couples to do some serious self-reflecting and communicating. But some couples don’t exactly contemplate parenthood — or they have the wrong idea about having kids.
Mirror Mirror, the new movie starring Julia Roberts as the evil queen step-mother, re-tells the fairy tale story of Snow White. The characters in Snow White, like all fairy tales, represent the internal struggle that we all work with as we mature and try to evolve to higher levels of emotional, psychological and spiritual attainment. Fairy tale characters represent the various energetic or archetypal personalities that each of us embodies in our personal and collective consciousness.
THE AMERICAN BEDROOM DISASTER I think we can all agree that very few of us have received any formal instruction in sexual matters. So, it’s no surprise that the subject of sex is one in which the majority of people appear to be unpardonably ignorant. If you think about it, much of what we have learned about sex has come to us from extremely dubious sources.
Once you reach a certain age, as a single person you may have children of your own, or you may not have children, but you are dating people who do. This definitely makes dating more challenging and possibly very rewarding at the same time. Let's look at dating from each perspective.
Isn't it so sad when you come to a point in your relationship that you feel that the flame and spark of love that used to be so strong and fiery has died down? As sad as this may seem, know it is just normal for couples to undergo this stage.
In LOVE…and every area of life. Johnny and I have always looked to be “dreaming BIG” and keeping our feet on “solid ground.” Sometimes the “dreaming” part took over, sometimes the “solid ground” part took over. What about you? You May Say I’m A Dreamer… Have you had people tell you that you’re “too much of a dreamer?” that you need to be “more practical?” or “realistic?” Well, if so, cheer up – you are in GREAT company!
In Italy it is often served on toasted bread slices for part of a morning meal, but Nutella is such a mainstay that there is even a Nutelleria in Bologna, a café which serves Nutella exclusively, dishes such as "Nutella Cornflakes," or desserts like "Nutella Ice Cream" and more, while in Paris, you often see Nutella hugged in Crêpes or with Croissant.
According to the National Center of Health Statistics, over 30 percent of U.S adults are currently obese. In order for an individual to be considered obese, one must be roughly 30 or more pounds over a healthy weight. A government study conducted by Oxford University estimates that by the year 2032 over half of the population will be obese. The study found that in less than 15 years, 86 percent of men will be overweight and in 20 years, 70 percent of women will be overweight.
Different people have different views when it comes to the idea of a romantic relationship. One clinical study stated that romantic love is basically one's unique emotional state of great calm, intense excitement, and improved well-being when the partner is present. Scientists also believe that a romantic and loving relationship is powerful but an irrational addiction or attraction. They mainly characterize the feeling as a temporary phenomenon that is mostly comprised of sexual fantasies that easily diminish over time.
When was the last time you sat in a restaurant and became upset that your meal was disturbed by the noisy children a few tables over? How many times have you ranted privately about the poor parenting that's the cause of the latest school shooting or online bullying drama? Like a winter coat to protect yourself from the cold, parents wear judgment of other parents like a shield to protect us from seeing clearly where we might need to improve our own parenting.