Encouragement is acknowledgement. Children need to be encouraged and acknowledged to build high self esteem. As parents, we have the amazing power to help shape our children's development. Here are 6 tips on how to build your child’s self esteem. I suggest beginning this journey by telling him or her, “I believe in you!”
Life is busy and hectic. You have your spend a big chunk of your time at work, make time for your family and friends, work out to stay fit, and shop for food, clothing and incidentals. Also, don’t forget time to sleep! Where is finding a serious romantic relationship on that list? Is this on the bottom of yours?
Many of us single women are the “Strong” types. We have careers, we like to get dirty but yet can rock a skirt and heels, and we do our best to take care of things on our own. But why are we like that? We learned long ago that no one will take care of us better than we can take care of ourselves.
When I was single and doing all of workshops and classes and reading all the books that eventually helped me find my soulmate Johnny, I remember one overall message: Want MORE love? You’ve got to GIVE more love. This always annoyed me. I mean, WTF? I remember hearing that idea over and over again in different ways and wondering how is it possible for me to give MORE of something I’m LOOKING for?
If you’ve just been through a major breakup, a minor heartbreak or just fancy getting back into the dating scene again it’s important to remember that there are plenty more fish in the sea. It’s a funny saying isn’t it? But it’s very true. So how can you navigate the perils of online dating quickly.
Dating is a crazy business. It often involves putting oneself in the awkward position of having to make meaningful and engaging conversation with a virtual stranger while trying to assess if future encounters will be emotionally/physically/spiritually satisfying on any level. And you usually have to do this over dinner or drinks while trying desperately not to say something totally embarrassing or spray your date in the eye with lemon juice meant for your salmon, ice tea or Corona. Of course you know the things you try to avoid to keep a date running smoothly (
By Child/Adolescent Therapist, Signe Whitson, to GalTime.com How many times have you heard your daughter singing along to a popular song on the radio and innocently belting out the kind of lyrics that would otherwise get her sent to her room? In the moment, you believe (desperately want to believe!) that she is unaware of the innuendo and unaffected by its explicit content.
Imagine you’re dating someone you really care about, and you see your magical connection growing into a bright, happy future together. Imagine that your romantic partner suddenly stops being as affectionate as usual. Or they enter a busy period, when they have less time to be with you. Or they miss a perfect chance to show their appreciation and make you feel loved. When someone you care about makes you doubt they care about you, what do you do?
Sex matters for a successful relationship We all know that sex, and sexual compatibility, are necessary for a successful relationship, but what if great nookie is all you have? Then what? Can hot, steamy, blow-your-mind sex carry a relationship or is it that just a wet dream?
While we have rules and guidelines for almost everything in life….we don’t we have rules, etiquette, or a code of conduct attached to using various social networking sites? Facebook and other sites can cause such a headache when used haphazardly. We are in the midst of a full on social networking etiquette epidemic! Here’s one single girl’s social networking issue… Dear Dating Advice Girl,