Unconscious fears of disease influence who you like, who you dislike, and even how you view yourself How do unconscious fears of disease affect your everyday social life, influencing who you find attractive, who you are prejudiced against, and even how you view yourself? Mark Schaller is a professor at the University of British Columbia who has done a series of fascinating studies on the links between fear of disease and social psychology.
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What's on your bucket list (in no particular order)?... a fulfilling, intimate relationship a career doing what you love and earning what you deserve travel time to have nurturing, connected friendships and family relationships self-expression through creative and artistic endeavors home schooling your children owning a bed and breakfast getting fit buying your first home Fill in your own dreams 'n desires ____________
If you see any of these six warning signs in your relationship, you may need to jump ship. If you see any of these six warning signs in your relationship, you may need to jump ship. Having collected relationship red flag stories from thousands of women, we've read some pretty unbelievable accounts of men's not-so-nice (to put it lightly) behavior. We've also noticed somewhat of a pattern: Certain red flags—warning signs we define as indications that there might be an underlying issue in your relationship—kept appearing on our radar.
By Rachel Russo
These five men will keep you up at night---and not in a good way! If you want a boyfriend, run now! While the following types of men may reserve a special place in your heart and be good for a memory or two, they are not ideal candidates for a serious relationship. If a long term romance is what you truly desire, it is best to avoid these men.
As parents of a combined total of 19 children (varying in age from 9 to 47) — and even more grandchildren, we, the co-directors of Dasi–Ziyad Family Institute are bound to get questions of all kinds from our children. The older ones and the younger ones approach us for wise answers to curious, sad or challenging questions.
Sometimes the tiny steps we need to make our partner feel special again, are met with resistance. Change can be awkward. Let’s face it, doing something different after years of doing it one way can be a downright scary at worst, embarrassing, awkward and strange at best. Breaking patterns is not easy, but it’s definitely doable.
Are you pregnant or planning a child? Avoid this common practice the way it's typically prescribed. We’re told it’s empowering to create a plan for how we want to experience labor and delivery. After all, shouldn’t it be the way we want? We’re instructed to relay this plan with all its details to the appropriate practitioners – our OB or midwife, for starters. What we’re not told is that our birth plan can easily cause serious problems. When we write this plan and think about it as if it’s in stone, such as: No episiotomy; no drugs; natural only – no intervention; baby to breast immediately, we set ourselves up big time.
Distracted or frustrated with the lack of the "Big O"? Read on... Simple tips to a Great Orgasm O- Open your mind and be willing to experience something new. R- Relax and forget the ‘to do list’. Set the mood and concentrate on your lover and yourself. G- Get spontaneous. Who said you need marathon sex every time. QUICKIE!!! A- Amaze yourself and put the extra effort into satisfying your partner. It may just make YOU hotter!
In therapy we know that we can only listen, educate and then let the cards fall where they may. I’ve always looked down on therapists who try to therapize their friends. In the same vein I also totally despise it when people say they want to be a therapist, because “my friends all tell me I’m a good listener,” or “I’m always helping my friends with their problems.” A good friend does not a good therapist make, necessarily. And, yet I found myself doing the unthinkable, the thing I despise the most: Giving unsolicited advice.