With the world recently mourning the loss of phenomenal singer and entertainer Whitney Houston, our attention is once again directed toward drug use and abusive relationships.
Texting has become a primary form of communication in recent years. Relationships end and begin over text. Hurtful things are impulsively sent over text. Loving messages are sent. Requests for the grocery list or dinner are quickly communicated. Is so much texting really a good alternative for actual talking?
When I say shocking, I mean shocking. It’s a shock that most people say they already know but fail to embrace. Just like most people SAY they don’t watch much TV, or don’t text/talk and drive, and well…someone is watching all that TV, and someone is (sadly) making DWT stats shoot through the roof. Someone…someplace…but not you, not me, oh no, not us…
Guy’s that don’t call back really are a pain in the bum right? The video above by Singles Warehouse Vlogger The Man Manipulator might be a bit of fun but actually women spend a lot of time waiting around for guys to return their calls. Why is this? Working
It seemed so promising in the beginning. They were both passionate about politics. They both felt it was important to engage in activism, to join the public debate. They wanted to be of service to their country. Granted, her education level was higher. He dropped out of college, she went to Law School. But they were both widely read and interested in what was happening, and an increasing number of women are now more educated than their men anyway.
You've heard the saying, "Beauty is more than skin deep." And you probably know someone who is not physically beautiful but who turns heads wherever she goes. Someone who's a magnet for friends and admirers. What does she have that you don't have? Nothing essential. But she knows how to embody her essence, how to reveal her essence. Maybe she doesn't even know she's doing it – but she is, and that's why people are so attracted to her.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Kate Thieda, MS, LPCA, NCC Sometimes the simplest ideas are the most brilliant. A client of mine was telling me about interactions she sometimes has with her partner that are less than ideal. Because she struggles with anxiety that can get blown out of proportion and results in her snapping at everyone and everything, there are often several incidents during a typical week that can cause tension or hurt feelings between her and her partner.
Whether you support women students at Georgetown University who are calling to receive contraceptives under their private health insurance or not, I think it's clear that Sandra Fluke has remained graceful throughout a barrage of attack from Rush Limbaugh and a number of other prominent political commentators. Although Sandra was initially shocked and stunned at the language being used about her, there are six skills she reveals that may have helped her stay steady under pressure.
You’ve come a long way, baby! Seventy-eight million of us baby boomers who grew up in United States during the 1970s remember this slogan as an iconographic hallmark from the feminist movement, an unofficial benchmark signifying that women were emancipated and free (if you considered smoking and wearing pants the epitome of freedom). And while it might make us feel good forty years later to think we’ve come a long way, baby, thank you, Rush Limbaugh, I can’t say with any real confidence that we have.
My husband's birthday was the day after Valentine's Day, so the week before his birthday, when he came to me with a big grin on his face pointing to a magazine telling me, "This is what I want," I paid attention.