The guest article from Psych Central was written by Nathan Feiles, LMSW When we take a moment to notice how we manage our day-to-day, moment-to-moment moods within our relationships, it’s interesting to see that the first communication of a bad mood is usually already too late to prevent conflict. How often does your partner snap at you (or vice versa), with that moment being the first realization that he or she is in a bad mood?
• Dinner and a movie is so overdone. What are some creative dating ideas? Here are a few of my favorites, and by the way Dinner and a movie is for people in a relationship. Find a small local band to listen to. Take your dog to the park and invite them along. Take them to Target and play in the aisles with all the fun toys. Play one on one basketball. Bake a cake together. Go to the zoo.
The explosive growth of cell phones, texting, computers and online social sites have created a modern day problem that you as a parent of a teen or tween must face and hopefully overcome – cyberbullying. Remember when a tiny note rolled up and passed along in class could be devastating to you or your best friend? Or someone changing tables in the cafeteria as you sat down could be a message that hurt for months? These sorts of events were awful and children were known to cry themselves to sleep over such innocent slights and hurts.
When you first start dating someone, there are a few specific clues you could recognize as red flags. Nobody is perfect, but there are few characteristics and behaviors that should absolutely be deal breakers for you. Below you can find the Dating with Dignity List of Deal Breakers in Relationships so you can decide if you should hang on to your man or let him go.
Rumors are swirling that Monica Lewinsky plans to pen a tell-all book about her affair with former President Clinton, and despite the fact that the book is not confirmed, the hosts of the daytime talkshow The View decided to tear into Monica Lewinsky. Not all of the women on the stage jumped on board with this, but almost all of them did, and I felt absolutely disgusted.
We use a lot of energy cleaning our external environment without realizing the importance of cleaning our internal environment. Self-imposed barriers keeping us from love are part of this internal environment. It took me decades to realize that time spent cleaning out my closet was better spent cleaning out barriers keeping me from love. In the process of uncovering and understanding my barriers, I learned 6 lessons that helped me create true love. I share these lessons in hopes that they help you have the love you desire.
(Click here to view video.) No matter how angry or hurt you may be after a divorce, if you have children, you’ll still share a lifetime with their other parent, your ex. Dr. Romance offers guidelines for moving past the anger and hurt, and finding a way to co-parent your children that is good for everyone.
By Dr. Joe Rubino, creator of www.successhappinessformula.com and CEO of www.CenterForPersonalReinvention.com All too often, we tend to put off those things that are most important to us well into the future. We justify our procrastination with excuses about how we lack, time, money, or some other permission that will allow us to step into a life of true choice and happiness.
12 STEP PROGRAM FOR NEGATIVE THINKERS 1. I admit I have power over Negative Thoughts and that these Negative Thoughts make me feel awful. 2. I believe that a Power Greater Than Myself can help me be more positive. I want to believe this because I really need help here. 3. I make a decision to turn my will and my life over to the care of this Power Greater Than Myself. Hey, nothing else has worked. Got any other ideas?