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Bring Back The Spark & Romance

Bring Back The Spark & Romance

How would you describe your relationship right now? Is it... Okay Has its ups and downs Fireworks, but of the wrong kind Snooze-fest kind of boring Sure, it’s common for a love relationship or marriage to go through spurts of passionate connection and then lulls of distance and dullness. The trick is to not let the lulls take over.

Stop Fighting! 4 Steps To Lovingly Disengaging

Stop Fighting! 4 Steps To Lovingly Disengaging

What does it mean to lovingly disengage from conflict? How do you keep your heart open and lovingly disengage when someone close to you is saying things about you that aren't true, or saying things about others that aren't true, or saying things about themselves or about life that aren't true? How do you lovingly disengage when someone close to you is blaming you, complaining, withdrawing from you, resisting you or attacking you?

Dating A Divorced Guy? Beware Of The Top 3 Red Flags

Dating A Divorced Guy? Beware Of The Top 3 Red Flags

It's impossible to date in the 21st century without, at some point, dating someone who’s divorced. Fortunately, most divorced singles have as many pros as they do cons. However, when it comes to dating divorced men, some are more ready to date than others. If you meet a cute divorced guy, be on the lookout for the following Red Flags:    Red Flag #1: His Divorce is Recent

Breaking The Conflict Pattern

Breaking The Conflict Pattern

(A conversation during a coaching session) Me:       Tom, how are things going with Nancy? Tom:     Well…not that great actually. Me:       What do you mean? Last time we talked you were all excited about dating her. Tom:     I know. But things have changed. She’s blown me off.

Begin Your Great Relationship Today!

Begin Your Great Relationship Today!

I heard a great story years ago about a kid whose mom asked him to make her some eggs. She instructed him to scramble one and fry the other. He, being a “good egg” and of course wanting to please his mother, did just that. He stood and beamed proudly before his mother, presenting her with what he understood to be the answer to her heart’s (or stomach’s, if you will) desire; eggs, one scrambled, the other perfectly fried! “Oh. NO!” she protested.

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Hugh Hefner with his runaway bride, Crystal Harris.

Sugar Daddies: Love Or Exploitation?

Meeting an older, richer man and marrying him for his money is purely opportunistic ... according to some. Others have a different view. They believe that love is love at any age and in any tax bracket.

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Peekaboo!

Teaching Your Kids The True Meaning Of Valentines Day

Most elementary school students see Valentines Day either as a popularity contest, something related to that embarrassing business between girlfriends and boyfriends, or an excuse to eat candy. Either way, school-age kids can get kind of squirmy about it.

A New Year A New You

A New Year A New You

New Years Resolutions – How often do we as individuals make these so-called ‘New Years Resolutions' and actually commit to them before the end of the month of January? Do you fit the description of such an individual? In some sort of way, we all fit that description. What are your resolutions for 2013?