What is it in life that leads us to one decision over another? And why is it often the "wrong" one?
Marriage is a wonderful institution that affords couples significant psychological, emotional and financial benefits, in addition to being a commitmen...
Have you ever gone on an internet date that didn't turn out quite as you'd expected? Hear what happened to me in, "Ride this Ride."
Ah, that proverbial line in the sand. You know the one? The one we all draw in relationships. The problem here is that the line keeps getting erased and redrawn closer and closer to the water's edge and then we wonder why at some point we find ourselves drowning.
I no longer fear being alone. By rising up in quiet love for myself, I have upset the "balance of power" in many of my relationships. With gentle firmness, I now refuse to participate in interactions that hurt me in any fashion.
I stayed in a loveless, thankless, unhappy and unfulfilling marriage too long. About two years too long, and about a year after it became completely a...
Our griefs, if we're fortunate, are commonplace. None of us escape. Everybody's knees hurt. Everyone's relatives pass away. The same sorts of tragedies lurk, for each of us, around every corner.
Are we Creating or consuming our relationships? Something AMAZING is possible for us. What if we could set aside our human need to look good and ...
I had been caretaking for so long that it was habitual and addictive. However, once I realized that it was controlling rather than loving, I became determined to heal this addiction. I'm happy to say that loving myself and sharing my love with others is what I do most of the time now, and it brings me great joy!
This question originally appeared on Quora: Why is "neediness" such a repulsive characteristic? ...
In becoming a member of the club, there's suddenly solace. It's like an enormous billboard indicating: "YOU ARE NOT ALONE." And, truly, isn't that what we all want to know? We are not the broken, irreparable beings that we sometimes think we are.
We've been through good times and bad (just like they made us say in those wedding vows that felt so phony to us), and it's been kinda awesome, at times -- and other times, it's really sucked.
Choose to live life being excited about your day. Choose to wake up with enthusiasm about what lies ahead. It isn't just about making the best of what you have, it is about changing what isn't working.
As I lay gazing at Keri, still fast asleep, I saw her beautiful face. Even in slumber I felt her beautiful spirit. I realized then what I guess it took me a lifetime to know for certain -- every anniversary is golden. So is every day.
The bottom line is that when you are having concerns, speak up! Communicate, rather than investigate. This approach is the best way to respect yourself, your partner and the relationship.
Just because something works well for one stage of a relationship, it doesn't mean it will work for the next. Don't make rules that keep you in bondage.