Hope Springs, starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, portrays couples therapy as a way to mend a broken marriage. If you have seen or heard about the movie, you may be wondering whether couples therapy could work to improve the love relationship in your life.
What gives me the right to teach you about household budgeting? Well, I've been there and done that. And as the saying goes: "I've got the T-shirt". After 18 years of marriage, it was over. Why it was over doesn't matter. Whose fault it was doesn't matter. That was part of my "moving on."
"When two or more persons ally themselves in any undertaking, in a spirit of harmony and understanding, each person in the alliance thereby multiplies his own powers of achievement. Nowhere is this principle more evidenced than it is in an industry or business in which there is perfect team-work between the employer and the employees. Wherever you find this team-work you find prosperity and goodwill on both sides." Hill, Napolean. The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons.
It’s amazing how some people are natural self promoters in the workplace. Normally men are more apt to promote themselves then women. That’s not to say women don’t want promotion, the majority of them just don’t speak up. John Gray’s, author of Mars Venus, point of view is clear in listing the differences on how Martians and Venusians promote themselves.
If you feel like your “picker” is broken (and you aren’t alone), we first want to direct you to Dating with Dignity’s four signs of emotionally unavailable men so you can begin to spot them more easily. Make sure to read this article if you haven’t; and then, once you’re familiar with the signs, it’s time to take responsibility for your relationship results and begin to take steps to avoid these men at all costs.
I can’t escape it, it’s in the news every day, and it fills my counseling office. Yesterday, the news told of a four-year-old who was shot to death by his own father, because the father was jealous of his divorced wife’s new relationship. “O, beware... of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster” wrote William Shakespeare in the sixteenth century. In four hundred years, we don't seem to have been able to tame or conquer this monster. Jealousy is still very present with us, and rears its ugly head often in all relationships.
A recent CNN article claims that following your passion is bad advice when it comes to your career. The same is true for love.
That’s right – that’s six months. Could you hold out for that long? It’s hard to imagine waiting six months when some relationships move to cohabitating in that amount of time! Recent studies in Augusts issue of The Journal of Marriage & Family Therapy suggest that women who wait the 182 days reported higher levels of satisfaction, commitment, intimacy, emotional support, and sexual satisfaction in the resulting relationship. However, interestingly enough….men did not have the same results.
If you are a stay-at-home mom who sometimes feels like you're about to crash and burn, you are not alone. Being a stay-at-home mother is a stressful job and science has proven it.
“Who told you that sex is dirty? Sex is not your creation it is God’s gift. It is God’s gift to enjoy and celebrate. It is participating in the great festival that existence is. All life exists through sex and all life grows out of it.” ----- Osho