As life develops, many of us have an urge to focus on the deeper issues—our dreams and goals, and our emotional and spiritual development. When this happens, life gradually becomes more about meaning and satisfaction and less about obligations and accomplishments. As you mature, you can focus on living the life you always wanted to live, tempered by the wisdom you have gained through your experiences.
Can you be too green with envy? Plus, how to overcome the five stages of heartbreak. It's all in our weekly roundup of love, sex and relationship news!
There is a new piece of research in from the University of Rochester published in December's Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology that is good news for anyone who just cannot get their spouse to a marriage therapist. I absolutely love this study because it confirms what I always thought was true- It is a myth that “Relationships are hard work!”
Let's expand on the last post "Prosperity" from the book You Can Heal Your Life. Deserving If we do not accept the idea that we "deserve" to prosper, then even when abundance falls in our laps, we will refuse it somehow. Whatever we concentrate on increases, so don't concentrate on your bills. If you concentrate on lack and debt, then you will create more lack and debt. ---> In essence this is appreciating what you DO have, regardless of how minuscule you may think it is.
Avoid dealing with anxiety and financial burden with your partner by recognizing these five definite money "Don'ts". Does your relationship with money need a brush-up?
One way to understand the meaning of your life is through questions. It activates not only your mind, but your intuition when you respond to thought provoking questions. These questions also help you become aware of how you really feel about something in your life. The more honest you are with yourself, the more powerful the insights. I invite you to take this very short survey and see what awareness you gain from the exercise. Click here to take survey Thank you for your time and interest.
Does Love always seem to pass you by? Have you met a guy before put your all in to the relationship in return to just find out they don't feel the same about you? You find yourself guarded and jaded by the word Love because so many times your heart has felt the emotion of the greatest feeling in the world but the guy your with never seems to feel the same way. Tired of kissing frogs and ready to finely meet the man of your dreams? Ready to have that mutual spark and find a guy that will share the emotion of Love in his heart also?
Years ago, I was madly in love with a woman I’ll call Sarah. The first time I went to her house, I was won over by the huge unabridged dictionary that had a permanent home on her dining room table. When she took me to a raptor center, and then to see a rainbow out over a field of sunflowers at dusk, I knew she was the woman for me. It also didn’t hurt that Sarah was one of the most beautiful women I’ve ever seen, in a butch/tomboi kind of way.
We all know that fighting hurts our relationships - yet endless hours of "processing" can be just as bad. So what's a couple to do? No one really believes that responding to conflict by yelling, storming out, giving each other the “silent treatment,” or trying to stuff our feelings down is a good idea (though sometimes it's all we know how to do.) Obviously, direct communication seems like a much better alternative – and since lesbians and queer women care a great deal about our relationships, many of us have worked very hard to learn to nam
Are you frustrated with his inability to commit? Let's face it; many men are afraid to make commitments when it comes to love and marriage! Heck, we live in a disposable world – where it is easy to have “one night stands” and avoid commitment to those we fall in love with.
Those potentially fight-provoking feelings that arise from making more money than your man have become increasingly common in the years since (especially now that women are the primary or sole source of income for more than 40 percent of U.S. households). But they’re no less complicated.
Emotionally abusive relationships can be hard to identify. But if you're in one, one thing's for sure: the constant pressure to perform well for "crumbs" of love can feel like, well, crap. There's one reason he's treating you so poorly … and it might surprise you.
When you love someone, you want to help them in any way possible, but these six effective communication techniques will assist you both through grief.
Do your relationships with alpha-males often fail? If so, you may need a change of pace. Dating coach Jonathon Aslay explains the downside of dating an alpha-male and introduces a new type of man, "The Blender". Read on to see if dating a "Blender" is the right move for you.
We're constantly telling our kids to defend themselves against bullies. But are we modeling less-than-ideal behavior? Relationship expert Rhona Berens explains why your relationship with your spouse just might make you the biggest bully on the block.