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Reactivity: Overt and Covert

Reactivity: Overt and Covert

How do you usually react when someone is blaming you, criticizing or judging you, being irritated with you, yelling at you, withdrawing from you, or resisting you? There are two forms of reaction from the ego wounded self: overt and covert. Both forms come from wanting to control.

a womanizer
One red flag? He's over the top with romance.

5 Warning Signs You're Dating A Womanizer

You've just met a man that seems to be your dream guy. He's attractive, funny, charming, successful and his smile makes you weak in the knees. So how do you know that he's the real thing and not playing with your heart?

How To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage
Your relationship should end in a happy ending, not divorce papers.

How To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

If you want a divorce-proof marriage that will stand the test of time and last forever, you need to determine if your values, beliefs and ideals are in alignment as a couple.

5  Ideas To Date Your Way To Better Lovin'

5 Ideas To Date Your Way To Better Lovin'

Do you feel like you and your partner are in a rut of predictability? Rest assured, it may not be you or your partner and it’s easily fixed!   Lighting (or re-igniting) the pilot light in your love life is easy as planning the perfect date. Think about your dating life over the past months and years. Has it gotten routine in your relationship? Dinner at the local pub, because you like the food there, or a movie because it's Friday night. Rent a video and hang on the couch.

What's In A Name? National Name Yourself Day April 9

What's In A Name? National Name Yourself Day April 9

Have you ever secretly wanted to try on a different name for size? Would a new name give you a different identity or a different feeling about yourself? Sophia instead of Blueberry, perhaps? If you could, what name would you choose? If you like the idea of stepping into the shoes of a new name, then you’re going to get your chance on April 9, National Name Yourself Day. Of course, you only get to do it for 24 hours but there are no strings attached and no red tape. Here’s why I ‘m thinking I might give it a try.

Is the need for sexual pleasuring via pornography an addiction?

Is the need for sexual pleasuring via pornography an addiction?

A point that needs discussing is the issues regarding Online Sexual Addiction [OSA] and the use of pornography.  Paul Joannides in his wonderful text – The Guide to Getting it on – has a very healthy and thoughtful discussion regarding OSA.  Pictures of naked people engaged in various sexual acts has been around since the dawn of time and is not likely to ever go away.  What we need to learn is a healthy way to educate our children and adolescents on the proper use of our bodies and stop setting it up so that it becomes something so forbidden that we find ourse