You know when you meet someone and you instantly click? They give you butterflies when you see their face. You say cheesy and romantic things to each other not to be cheesy and romantic but because they are the only words that seem to make sense to say when you're around them.
Anyone who knows anything about animals will tell you that they are diverse. All species on earth have evolved differently to maximize their chances for survival, and so all species -- humans included -- have unique and species-specific qualities.
Loss and trauma can show up in our lives in many ways. People die, relationships end, jobs get eliminated, freak accidents occur, and illness happen...
At first blush they seem so different. Yoga and divorce. One is so Zen. The other is about as "un-Zen" as you could possibly get.
The following is an excerpt from my new book, The Karma Queens' Guide to Relationships: I can conjure three distinct memories from my childhood home ...
In the present case, phubbing is a splicing together of the words "phone" and "snubbing." To be phubbed is to be snubbed by someone using their cell phone while in your company.
I just got off a call with a former client, Ashley, and I'm still smiling. She called to share her great news. Ashley got engaged over the weekend and is beaming with joy! I'm smiling because I know she has come a long way.
We don't hear or say this often enough, but beauty is only skin-deep -- and this saying goes for everyone, whether you are a woman or a man. But honestly, when it comes to applying makeup to alter or enhance our appearance for fun, women very often know how to do it best.
It's always an exciting feeling to get that knot of anticipation in your tummy before a first date. Part of that is because there's always the chance...
There are four boys in my life; none truly boys at all. I don't think of them this way, especially now that they are all grown men with tremendous hea...
Is it still a factor in a relationship if a woman makes more money than a man? I can list tons of opinions on this, but that would require too much time. As always, I will share the perspective that I've mastered. My own.
Working in divorce finance is like peeling an onion; every agreement reveals even more sticky layers, and tears. As we peel back more and more conflicts about money, we expose something much greater underneath: a mess of value systems and hidden fears, that often play leading roles in the divorce process.
Whether I realize it or not, because of the nature of their work, lawyers tend to be logical, analytical and rule-oriented people with very low emotional intelligence (EI) levels. It makes perfect sense when you consider that their job is to effectuate a "win."
After breaking up and traveling mostly solo to three continents in three weeks, year-ago-me learned a lot. For starters, I learned that there is this massive thing called a planet that is filled with millions of people! In fact, I'm pretty sure I thought I was in love twice while abroad, which made me realize that you never know where in the world your actual soulmate is.
EHarmony, Match.com, Zoosk? I try one and to my horror it's like a computer game or supermarket rewards card. You have to wink at people and earn coins! For what, for goodness sake?
Put very simply, if a relationship (whether it be a friend, a family member or a significant other) makes you feel bad, you shouldn't be in it. That's not to say that relationships aren't complex and multifaceted, and not every interaction will be sunshine and rainbows.