Adopt a mindset that it's good to count on your partner. Believe that you can share your deepest feelings with him/her and it will promote healthy attachment, trust and intimacy. You must let them in and embrace the idea that you don't have to go through life alone.
A friend and I used to laugh that the men we were looking for were really women's personalities in men's bodies. Back then, I didn't know how true our little joke was. You see, when women go out into the dating world, they are looking for a handsome man who will be their best friend.
When we decided to tie the knot, we jumped in and did it three times. This last ceremony was the biggest and most special one of all, and it happened on Halloween. Every year since, we don't just celebrate our wedding anniversary for one day -- but all month long.
The process of connecting with your professional team begins with becoming acquainted with them as individuals. Try to learn and understand their strengths and their goals, professional as well as personal.
If I react now, it's game on for the ego, but game over for the relationship -- and I won't let the ego win, because it viciously guards a set of mistaken beliefs that drive me further and further away from the one thing I truly want the most: love.
If all you're hearing is static, then it's probably time to delete his number, because he's finished. Don't be a fool; drop the ghoul. In this case, silence is golden, because you are free to strike up a conversation with a better guy.
When I first married and experienced "in-law" reality, it was an adjustment, I will readily admit. Who were these people asking questions and giving opinions that I was not used to anyone asking or telling except my parents?
Ever since I once wrote an article on how to tell the difference between addictive love and genuine love, I've received pleas for help from people who want to stop the anguish and torment that result from addictive love. This article addresses just that.
You'll notice I said thinking about sex, not physically having it. It's not that I don't want to, I simply can't muster the energy.
Maybe it's me that's the problem, maybe it's not. Either way, that age-old adage about women flocking to bad boys and nice guys getting left in the dust? Sometimes it has a small amount of truth to it.
With autumn in full swing, there are countless date ideas that are perfect for the season. Take advantage of this opportunity and tailor your outings to the weather, no matter what part of the country you live in.
Millennials often get a bad rap for being anti-social internet addicts and gaming fanatics, more likely to Tweet about their latest Netflix binge than put on some pants and meet up with friends in person.
We can only end domestic violence when enough people are willing to acknowledge its existence and recognize the next headline may be your friend, sister, mother, or yourself.
You can imagine how too much of this, without any deeper conversation, leads to intimacy just withering and dying between two people, whether they've just met or have been married for 30 years.
Why do we fear vulnerability? We are afraid that if someone finds out who we really are, they will reject us. While we may try to appear perfect, strong or intelligent in order to connect with others in actual fact, pretense often has the opposite effect intended.
All experiences, welcomed, are opportunities to see and know the truth of ourselves more clearly. With this attitude, we can relate to our whole life, the sweet and the bitter, as enlightening, not necessarily wanted, but enlightening nonetheless, and in that light, meaningful.