I spent most of my childhood reading books under the covers with a flashlight. The hours in the day didn't seem to be enough time for me to read everything that was on my list. I didn't consider the strain I was putting on my eyesight. I didn't worry about getting a good nights sleep.
I am a work in progress. I have started the next chapter but the book is not yet finished being written. I am a sketch, not a masterpiece. I am still me at my core though. That me, she knows only ONE truth in this journey - the only way over is through.
Coercive Control is not about one partner simply being "bossy" or "a nag;" it's about domination. Controlling people often micromanage their partners' everyday life -- restricting their activities and planning their time with a detailed schedule.
Today, I'm a happily engaged, relatively well-adjusted thirty-something guy. But I wasn't always so lucky, and it was a long (occasionally miserable) path to get to where I am now.
You were too scared to commit to the avocado and now you've left it too late. All it wanted was to be yours. But you missed your window. Avos don't wait for long. They never do. Especially the good ones.
From someone who has been there, done that, got the t-shirt and at times stayed for dinner, here it goes.
Not that cell phones and other technologies are the only culprits in our dismal relationship record, but research suggests that in many instances they are not helping.
Relationship problems are hardly anything that we want to experience in our relationships, but they are an inevitable part of spending time with another person.
Rather than focusing on the pain caused by the relationship, focus on what you want and need to be happy today and in the future.
We didn't necessarily find love in a hopeless place, but we found something that had the possibility to turn into love.
Create new rituals for getting yourself ready, psyched, confident and feeling your best before heading out. Put on your best anthems, say your mantras or affirmations, treat yourself to a sensual bubble bath, get yourself a mini-aromatherapy massage, make a delicious elixir to sip.
What distinguishes successful couples is the ability to repair. How we handle the breakdown makes all the difference in the world. Don't be discouraged by conflict. Whether disconnections are frequent or few and far between, they can deepen trust if you step into the repair mode promptly.
Self-Love is supposed to be easy right? We can love our pet, our kids, our spouse, and our work then why do we have a difficult time loving our self? ...
Dear Diana, How do I get over losing the love of my life? I am heartbroken and don't think I will ever be over it. Please help. Yours truly, Unrequ...
Today finds me writing my blog not from my home state of California...but from my original home state of New York. How do I know I'm in the Empire St...
When anyone hears stories of domestic violence, it's almost always physical abuse, death and even murder suicides. Most people, though, fail to understand how emotional abuse can also be domestic violence.