Have you known someone who says, "I'm with my partner because I love her [or him] despite the fact that she's mean [or irresponsible, or gambles compulsively, or whatever]."? The psychological truth is that the person is with the partner not despite this problem, but because of it!
As you go through your divorce, do you think you are acting out your unconscious hurts and anger on yourself and others, possibly your children? What does it mean to you to parent through divorce? How does it feel to a child when he hears their parents are getting divorced? If it's hard for you, think about how your children feel. Here's some kids talking about their feelings about divorce from Oprah's site.
Everything Comes To An End The one thing we can be sure of iin life is change. People die. Jobs and careers end. Relationships fall apart. We fall out of love and marriages fail. It seems that endings are coming faster these days than ever before. How can we look at the end of a relationship with an enlightened perspective? In the face of pain and loss, is it possible to focus on the positive? Conscious Break-ups
Dr. Romance writes: Happy New Year, everyone! This is the time when a lot of energy is spent on making resolutions, most of which we don’t manage to keep. So, this year, especially given recent tragic events, I propose a different kind of resolution. Will you join me in resolving to create a year of peace?
Aloha Dignity Daters, and welcome to the “Meet Your Man 2013 Challenge – 3 Steps to Tell the Difference Between a Player and the Guy Who Is Looking For Love!” Woot to the Woot Woot! Here’s the deal: 2013 is the year of a new you. If you’re over falling for the same types of men and feel like your relationships in 2012 (and prior) always seem to be going nowhere fast, then the New Year is the best time to take a fresh approach! Forget “The Rules”. Say goodbye to your go-to date on a lonely Saturday night: work.
Are you too eager? Authenticity is a very attractive quality but so is not being too eager. Recent research has indicated that appearing highly self-confident as part of playing hard to get tests the commitment and quality of any would-be mate. The researchers sugest "...that the more unavailable a person is, the more people are willing to invest in them." http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/loves-big-secret-play-hard-to-get-8395973.html
With the recent announcement of Bethenny Frankel & Jason Hoppy’s marriage coming to an end, “soon-to-be divorced” becomes their current relationship status. This transition period of deciding to no longer be together to a finalized divorce can be a lengthy and emotional time period. Similar to the limbo period between heaven and hell, the waiting for closure can create a place of purgatory for even the strongest of people. It would be very easy to spend this time in mourning for the death of a relationship.
Stagnation, complacency and lack of motivation are just a few of the career sticking points that can happen to any professional. Whether you have been in your position for 5 years or six months, those thoughts of, "I feel so stuck," or "I hate my job" can creep in and cause damage to an otherwise positive career path. The employment landscape is changing so fast in all industries and you can keep up if you embrace change. Change 1: Reframe obstacles as skill set development opportunities
Although it hurts, although the thought of belonging to someone and feeling needed is amazing, it may mask what you really want from life. So get reacquainted with your single self. Here's how.
There is no surefire way to keep him from ever having a moment of weakness or a severe case of "dumbass syndrome." So, let's look at the reasons men cheat and then try to find some possible solutions.