Ever since the mid 90's when the box office hit romantic comedy Jerry Maguire coined the phrase "You complete me," those three words have been bandied about by star struck lovers all over the world. And as much as I love the phrase and the romantic notions it evokes - the idea of two becoming one, the circle becoming complete, of two people so connected that they would be incomplete, broken, without the other - the truth is, well, it's just not healthy.
We often tell our kids what not to do, when our goal actually is for them to do it differently, or better. Our parents probably did the same with us. We're so used to the negative language. * Don't leave your clothes on the floor. * Don't leave the milk on the counter. * Don't be late coming home from the party.
Hello out there! I'm glad you're here. If you'd like to understand why you might not reach out and create relationships even when you're feeling lonely, this question from 'K', and my answer to it, will help.: Question: Hi Michelle, I've already read about 2/3 of your book, and I am VERY impressed. I’ve always clicked with the Geneen Roth/Hirschman & Munter approach, and it has helped me in the past.
WE INHERIT A RELATIONSHIP GPS An Excerpt from Ross Rosenberg’s book: The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us From Chapter One: Emotional Manipulators and Me – The Evolution of the Concepts
3 Ways To Teach Your Man to Be More Nurturing [EXPERT] by Felicia Taghizadeh Flu season is upon us, and by all accounts its a doozy. Thousands of people are being hit with the flu bug and every woman’s fear is that she will be next. What mom doesn’t worry how she’s going to manage the house, the kids, and work if she’s stuck in bed with a fever and chills? Not to mention that other worry--who wil
How do men do this, but women end up getting their hearts broken? There are a few factors at play and most are rooted in our biological differences between men and women. One of the most powerful hormones released in the female body during and after an orgasm is oxytocin “The love hormone” This hormone is responsible for the feelings of attachment a woman may feel with a man after sex. Oxytocin is best known for its roles in sexual reproduction in particular during and after a child is born.
Patching up a lost relationship is very common, and contrary to opinion, a lot of “second time around’s” work outs smashingly. In fact, one of my favorite love stories is that of my mother’s friend, Bonnie. Bonnie reunited with her high school boyfriend and first husband, Will, when her second marriage fell apart, and ended up remarrying Will and staying happily married to him until the
As a life coach and a psychologist I’m often asked how to raise a great daughter without using a cattle prod or boat loads of inappropriate language. Any quick Google search will tell you the answer lies in self esteem, sports, academics, friends, and family stability. Those are all extremely important and very useful in raising that fantastic daughter but they are not the super secret ingredient. The super secret ingredient (to be shared right now) is YOU, her mom. Yes, it’s true; Mom (or a mother-like figure) is the key to that fabulous daughter you are all hoping for.
I know what you've been doing. Your demure demeanor, your conservative style of dress, you lowering your head in coy, feigned naïvete for talk show hosts when the subject of your love life comes up ... it's an entire brand built around your innocence, and it's been executed brilliantly.
Sometimes people cheat to experience passion and aliveness – something, for whatever reason, they may not feel in their primary relationship. They want the vitality of an erotic connection, and they seek out a new partner who makes them feel sexy and wanted. Or they have an affair to get the emotional connection that they’re missing at home.