Call your love first thing. There's nothing quite like hearing the voice of your Valentine first thing in the morning to get your day started on the right foot. Even if you can't be together physically, you'd be surprised at how effective a few kind words over Skype or the phone can be.
Folks, I know self-awareness is hard. It's one of the most difficult tasks I ever did in my life. Becoming self-aware is becoming vulnerable, and for some reason there's this stigma that being vulnerable is being weak.
The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.
It has been just the two of us, non-stop, glued together, seeing each other's good sides, tired sides, hangry sides and back sides. It's been just the two of us and our desire to create, travel, explore, and see this fantastic world. I gotta stop and wonder, 'how did I get so lucky?'
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Be original, be you. Be the person you want to be and this love for yourself with empower you to be proactive, positive and even humble! The change you want to see in the world begins in you. Happy Valentine's Day!
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I've spent many a Valentine's Day alone, while utterly indulging myself in ways that thrilled and titillated and pleasured me.
Longing lets us know that we are in fact relational beings. In our culture, there is much conditioning which tells us to disassociate from life or be unattached.
I don't hang onto much. I think I'm pretty low-maintenance when it comes to Valentine's Day: I don't want to go out to an expensive dinner, I do not ever ask for jewelry, and I don't even like red roses. But you f*ck with my vintage-looking heart tree, and I'll cut you.
So start looking for love in all the right places. Instead of heading out to bars or clubs, find something you believe in and volunteer your time. When you're on your quest for love, it doesn't hurt to do a few good deeds along the way.
In order for you to show that you care on Valentine's Day, you really need to appreciate the significance of the day. You need to realize how important it is to most women, even those who feign nonchalance.
The energy you put forth to make my relationships better is not a sacrifice. When you give to a good, mutual relationship, you get back much more than you give. When you don't give, you are drained by the tension and disappointment.
I advocate celebrating one's singledom on the heart holiday that finds you not alone - but, rather single. Being single, after all, is not a disease. It's a state of relationship.