Turning your back on true gentleman behavior isn't listed on the divorce documents as an official source of the whole thing breaking down, but I guarantee you it ought to be.
You're excited, nervous, doubtful, hopeful, ambivalent, hesitant, happy. There are just a few of the thoughts and emotions most people experience when preparing for a first date.
Every time we're caught in our thoughts or feelings about something other than what's right in front of us, another moment is gone forever. Seize eve...
First dates can be pretty nerve-racking. We can find ourselves plagued with fears and worries because we don't know what to really expect.
We don't need to jump into the arms and beds of different people until one of them decides to stay for a little while longer than the rest. We don't need titles and commitment that's rushed, or done so for any reason influenced by others.
Self-love is a game-changer. It will elevate you to live a life that feels purposeful and aligned with what you truly want. It will improve your relationships with others and boost your self-worth. So ask yourself... Aren't you worthy of your own, unconditional love?
Understanding our deeper fears can help tremendously with restoring communication and connection in our relationships. If you feel a strong emotional reaction coming on, step back and ask yourself, "where is this coming from?"
"So, what happens if you get the job you applied for in Pennsylvania?" I asked, taking a sharp turn away from the light and flirty conversation that made my second date with Alex so pleasantly compelling.
Real respect and consideration are easy to spot. They make you feel good. You feel cared for, listened to and special. In good, healthy relationships, you know where you stand and you don't spend your time reading articles like this.
Divorce is never easy. How you handle the aftermath is up to you. While there is no one right answer for everyone, there is growth in your grief and accepting the reality of your divorce is a move in the right direction.
It's important that we continue discussing domestic violence, but it's also important that we take action to ensure victims get the justice they deserve and abusers get the help they need.
You've tried your hardest for years, but you just can't seem to make it work. You want out of your marriage. But how do you bring up the topic of divorce to your spouse without devastating them or triggering an all-out war?
Ironman/Tony Stark: He's the guy everyone calls on in a pinch -- and he'll always come to the rescue, but he wants the glory for doing it, and he has no intention of sharing the spotlight. It's his way or the highway, and you're never going to mean more to him than his favorite suit.
The space of time sandwiched between Mother's Day and Father's Day can bring unique anguish for people whose children have become alienated from them through a high conflict divorce.
Everyone tells me how lucky I am to have the best divorce ever. Lucky my ex is a good dad. Lucky my ex and I are not psychopaths. Lucky we get along. In general, everyone is so happy... Except for us.
Backward-thinking men and women who worship the Mad Men era as a utopian dream are holding back the cause of gender equality.