Dysfunctional relationships can greatly damage our well-being. But learning to detach and cleanse from the toxicity of a turbulent relationship restores inner peace and emotional balance. Practice these five steps to cleanse your spirit and regain trust in the power of positive relationships.
The days of passion, intimacy, and anger are now nonexistent between us and although we thought it would never be possible, the breath of fresh air we took away from one another left us as friends.
Women tend to "view sex as something that they are doing for someone else." If we are able to shift our mindset to view sex (or physical intimacy) as something pleasurable we are doing for ourselves, this can shift the power dynamic for couples.
In Buddhism, we say that a constrictive quality of mind keeps mind flow within a narrow range of awareness, while mindfulness allows us to drop our limitations and ultimately enter the creative space of open mind.
New York City: Years later, I sit watching Andy on film as the prelude to a program of his dances, reconstructed in New York City for the first time in decades. Once again, I'm 23 and in love.
No matter how shiny a new prospect appears, the only way to discover men who will feel comfortable, kind, funny and warm toward you is through real-to-life interactions with those who consistently show they actually want to get to know you.
The concept of "the one" seems as antiquated as chaperones and dance cards. So, what happens when you meet someone that makes you challenge that belief; someone who makes you wonder if all the romantic notions that your friends have been spewing might be true after all?
How often have you ignored yourself when something didn't feel right, only to later discover that you really did know that something wasn't right? How often have you heard the voice of your inner or Higher Self and discounted it, only to regret it later?
Divorce is not a fun process. And anyone who says his divorce is amicable is lying. There is far too much emotion involved in a divorce for it to be easy. I made it to the other side. On the other side, I felt a happiness I hadn't felt before.
Learning the truth about time will save you from unnecessary stress and strain. Understanding when the universe supports certain actions versus when it urges you to be patient can help you make the best decisions possible. Become aware of the four universal time rules and start working hand in hand with your Divine timing today.
I'm not saying you shouldn't have a relationship with your parents. I think our relationship with our parents is extremely important. However, you need to shift the way you connect with them so the connection becomes adult-to-adult, versus child-to-parent.
It's a problem as old as the oldest civilization. We're not in the mood to have sex but our partners are. And sure, every once in a while, we'll buck up and take one for the team. But when we really, really don't want to be intimate, here are some of the excuses we've used.
When we are in a place of recovering from a painful relationship, finding a way to let go can be challenging. Here are 10 ways to let go of painful relationships.
Any man can be by your side on the sunny days. The real test of character is whether or not he will hold the umbrella over you during the stormy days.
Even if we're not in love, it can be hard to walk away from something, however imperfect, when loneliness is the other option. If you're beginning to realize the relationship you're in is headed for a dead end, here are a few tips to help get you through the worst of it.