Teenage girls and adult women are often emotionally bruised when social media becomes their North Star for finding meaning and purpose in life. There are limits to what social media can positively provide and female users who do not understand these limits may struggle in a variety of ways.
I believed that no one wanted to take care of me, that I had to do it all myself, and that being so independent was a positive personality trait. I became so independent because I held a false belief and interacted with others and the world in a way that prompted them to reinforce that belief.
Walking away from a relationship that isn't fulfilling you anymore is a huge right of passage for our daughters. And if they trust us enough to come to us for help during this journey, how lucky are we?
We plan for the birth of a child, for our children's weddings and for our retirements, don't we? Then why don't we plan for one of life's greatest transitions?
Every 90 minutes, a woman is raped in Sri Lanka, and is the fifth-worst country in the world for domestic abuse. Yet we boast of our achievements in the millennium development goals and human development indicators. This begs the question, what kind of 'development' are we talking about?
Even now, as adults, my sisters and I share a language and closeness that cannot be replicated with other friends or even spouses.
Whether it's finding time just to be you, becoming proactive about challenging your brain, or taking a step outside, September can be an exciting and motivating time of the year. Just remember that you are the navigator of your own life.
With each passing day I am becoming more okay with being way behind the starting line, because I'm just no longer all that interested in the race.
Make sure that when you communicate, you are not adding extra hurt or complications to the topic you are addressing. The point is to achieve better understanding and harmony after every conflict or conversation.
It looks like Apple is best positioned to win the "Where Are the Women?" award this year, given the total absence of women on stage at their product rollout last week.
I'm returning this text from my college buddy because he's such a loser that he'll just keep texting me until I do. He'll only pull my chain if I tell him I'm on a date. Gimme a minute. Here's a five. Get us a couple of drinks.
There is statistical evidence showing that adult women read more novels than men, attend more book clubs than men, use libraries more than men, buy more books than men, take more creative writing courses than men, and probably write more works of fiction than men. If women suddenly stopped reading, the novel would nearly disappear.
You said, "it's important to make beneficial lifestyle changes to promote healthy weight, just as it is important to have healthy self-esteem." You are trying to tell people that you can only feel good about yourself if you are not fat.
In order to get a better sense of what may be considered a normal and healthy sex drive these days, I asked four experts (or sexperts) for their opinions about what constitutes a normal sex drive.
In order to make others love you, you've got to love yourself. In order to make others appreciate you, you've got to appreciate yourself. Every change starts from within, why not start with adding some love for yourself. Love begets love.