College used to be a time when dating was rampant. But now 60% of all college students are female and 40 % are male. There doesn’t seem to be enough males to go around. Women have given in to what everyone else is doing. That is hooking up. A hook up is when you go out, meet someone and have sex just for one night. No strings attached, sex is casual and knowing them or their name is not necessary.
Relationship problems are like songs we don’t like. We have conflict or problems in our relationships, so we change something we’re doing - just like we change the songs we listen to, when we are tired of hearing them or don’t like them anymore. The disturbing thing is, when you keep trying to change the songs of your relationship problems, you really prolong them. Why?
How do you mend a broken heart? What do you do when your dreams come crashing down around you? When all you hoped for appears to be lost, and when the lines of communication have been cut? Here are five ways of integrating the loss:
When life throws you a curveball do you have the tools in place to thrive through the change? Have you recently taken on a challenge to grow yourself or your business? Either way, you don't want to miss this post on my website blog, The Footprints We Leave. I share my secret formula for successfully navigating major change - whether it was something you invited in or a circumstance that landed in your lap.
Most romantic relationships are built on the myth of a fairy tale. We don’t stop listening to fairy tales as we get older. Instead, they morph from children’s stories into popular romantic and romantic comedy movies and books. One of the most prevalent myths in modern media is “You complete me.”
One of my new favorite questions at the moment is: Is It True?? This one little question can bust open a whole new line of thinking and reveal so many OTHER options that might be available you. So often, we don't question our own thoughts and beliefs - and yet, with just a little bit of inquisitive poking and prodding, it's possible to break out of an unhelpful thought pattern and move forward to something wonderful!
Divorce comes in many shapes and sizes. Just read all the articles on this site and you can see that everyone has their own experiences and issues with divorce. One thing that can be a big issue in divorce is who gets the religion. If you and your spouse came from two different religions when you got married, chances are you picked one and that was how you raised your children. If you are lucky then there was a compromise and you met somewhere in the middle. If you are even luckier, you each enjoyed your own religion separately with no conflict.
La Bella Figura, translated literally means “the beautiful figure”. It can mean many things but for Italians it is a way of life and it means the way one appears and presents oneself in the world. Italians are very protective of La Bella Figura, they guard it with their lives and would do anything to preserve it. It might be hard for us to understand, but in essence Italians take pride in the way they look, not only physically, but also figuratively and most importantly how they look in other people’s eyes.
Sometimes a relationship can never even get started; or, conversely, it moves too quickly because we do not take time to discern if the person we are dating is an appropriate match. What follows in today’s blog are a few key questions you can ask yourself to determine whether the person you are dating is truly a potential partner.