According to a mentor of mine, there are five primary emotions:
1. The need for Love
2. The need for Comfort
3. The need for Justice
4. The need for Validation
5. The need for Respect
These primary emotions can not be subdivided. They are at the core of what drives us. ...
Mental illness issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder present challanges to even the most successful marriages. But your or your partner's diagnosis doesn't have to mean decreased intimacy and poor communication. Here, two relationship experts and therapists share advice on how to ...
I want to preface this by saying that although there are no typical couples, there do tend to be intimacy
stages in a relationship. Within the grief process, according to the Kübler-Ross ...
A long hard day dwindled down to me walking my sorry butt into a car service station in Park Slope, Brooklyn and buying a ride home. An older women, in her mid-late 60s, is the driver. She wears her bleach blonde hair in a small high pony tail atop her head with a bright pink scrunchie and has these fantastic ...
Everyone is a mixed bag, the kindest person will become irate at times, and the meanest person can be found every now and then throwing some change at a homeless person. Dating, that effervescent mix of loneliness, want, desire and impatience, leads to blurry vision.
How do you know when the ...