He has betrayed you in the worst way possible – he had an affair. While cheating on you may make you feel like there is no way that he loves you, it’s not always that clean cut. Men cheat for many reasons and most of the time, it’s not because they don’t love their partners. When you hear him say, “Please don’t leave me, I really do love you.” take into account some of the signs that he may still love you even though he cheated. Sign #1: He Stops the Affair
After the initial shock of finding out that he cheated, you may sit and wonder, “WHY!” Understanding the reason why he cheated on you can help you a great deal in your healing. The problem is that it’s not always easy to figure out what lead him to his betrayal. Why Men Cheat
Have you seen all the Valentine’s decorations in the stores? How do they get all that Christmas stuff swept away and the V Day set up so quickly? I don’t know about you but I always notice a lot of desperate and constricted energy around Love and Romance this time of year. So ironic that the holiday for celebrating love also causes so much emotional pain at the same time.
“I want a lady in the streets and a freak under the sheets.” That’s what an interviewee said when asked to describe his ideal love match on a popular Dallas call-in radio show. After that the conversation morphed into a commentary on the virtues of women with “no virtues” at all. I turned the radio off when the third male caller declared, “It’s just tough to find a good girl these days. They ‘d all rather parade around like whores wearing caked on make-up and stiletto heels.
“You come across as an ice queen, you know.” He said it to Jeanie so matter of factly it snapped her head back. “What?” She whimpered back. She had just listed the faults of her latest ex and the horrible breakup to her newest friendly bartender and expected him to rush to her defense.
By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com No doubt about it, Tebow mania is sweeping the country. The Denver Bronco's quarterback has managed to capture the hearts and minds of many (young and old). You can't go anywhere these days without hearing his name. Some guys love that he always seems to beat the odds and eek out a win, and the ladies? Well, sure, Tom Brady's hot and all, but Tim Tebow's just so darn nice!
Did you know that two million Americans are dependent on or abusing prescription painkillers? That being said, we need to redefine what an addict looks like today. It could be that businesswoman who appears confident and ambitious or that man who owns the local real estate agency.
Emotional eating does not discriminate. It does not care how old you are, your social-economic background, your lifestyle, or how accomplished you’ve become. In fact, you may not even recognize emotional eating for what it is. One definition describes emotional eating as a practice of consuming large quantities of food - usually “comfort” or junk foods - in response to feelings instead of hunger. Experts estimate that 75% of overeating is caused by emotions.
In the many years I've been counseling, thousands of couples have come to me wondering if they should end their relationship. Most of these people were in love at one point but are now miserable with each other, or one partner is miserable with the other. Generally, they don't know what the real problem is. They know what they don't like about the other person. They know they can't communicate about what is important to them.
"There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others." - John Lennon