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Just because someone is available at one point in time, it doesnât mean that they will continue to be available. There is the chance that they will continue to be around or everything could change, and they may be extremely hard to get hold of.
However, without even going into how much ... Views: 60
Although some relationships are healthy, there are others that are completely dysfunctional. And when this is the case, they no longer have the ability to transform oneâs life and to assist in their personal evolution.
That is unless one leaves the relationship and uses the experience to ... Views: 54
While relationships can be a combination of both giving and receiving, they can also end up being out of balance. It is then no longer an adult to adult relationship; it is something that takes on the characteristics of a parent-child relationship.
This might create the impression that they ... Views: 76
While some people are able to handle break ups reasonably well, there are other people who find them to be extremely difficult. And although it could all depend on how long the relationship has lasted for or on the kind of connection that they had with the other person, these two factors are not ... Views: 66
While the ideal is for someone to live their truth, this is not always possible. And one reason why this is not possible is when they have a fear of being abandoned. Their choices and decisions in life are then going to be defined by this fear and what is actually right for them is going to be ... Views: 47
Just because one is with someone who looks different to the person they were in a relationship with before, it doesnât mean that their experience is going to be any different. And if ones last experience was generally healthy and functional, this is not going to be something that one is going to ... Views: 84
While some people feel comfortable with relationships that are healthy and functional, there are other people who feel comfortable with relationships that are unhealthy and dysfunctional.
There are going to be people who have relationships that are unhealthy and they are aware of this. And ... Views: 67
It is often said that people shouldnât have expectations and this is partly because it will cause them to be disappointed or let down. And while this canât be denied, having expectations is part of life in many ways.
For example: when someone expects more from life, they are likely to ... Views: 69
While the opposite sex can do things that will cause one to feel fear and to want to keep their distance, there is also the chance that one will feel this way no matter what they do. It is then not something that depends on how another person behaves; it is something that one experiences as a ... Views: 64
To be seen and recognised is something that most human beings want to experience. And while this is part of being human and nothing to feel ashamed of, these needs are going to vary from person to person.
For some people, receiving a moderate amount of attention will be enough to enhance ... Views: 89
Not every part of a human being develops at the same rate, and this is to be expected. If one was to look at nature and see how a tree grows, they will soon see that the branches are not all the same length. Some are longer than others and at the same time, it hasnât affected the tree. It is ... Views: 123
While human beings are inherently vulnerable, it doesnât mean that they will always come across this way. And when this happens, they can come across as being unaffected by the challenges of life.
This is not to be confused with people who are actually strong; as there are naturally going to ... Views: 101
While human beings are physically separate, it doesnât mean that they are emotionally or intellectually separate. And as connecting to another human being involves opening up and allowing another person to open up, there are going to be moments where one merges with another.
This is not only ... Views: 127
Mommy really doesn't know much right now, but I promise you I will. The only thing I do know is mommy loves you more than words, more than actions. Mommy loves you as though you are her heart, spirit, and soul wrapped in one... without a beginning or an end. There is no depth or breath to my ... Views: 124
I received a baby gift this weekend from a college friend. He is one in the group of guys I used to hang out with my sophomore year. I remember the days like they were yesterday. He used to knock on my door so we could grab breakfast before walking to class. I even remember what I ordered each ... Views: 106
Love is something we not only want to receive from others; it is something we need to receive. And while love can mean different things to different people, the love that I am talking about here relates to: affection, kindness, support, validation, touch and compassion.
This can be something ... Views: 156
When other people are unhappy, it can cause someone to feel a sense of concern and to be curious as to why they feel as they do. As a result of this, one can hope that this person begins to feel better and even see what they can do to help them.
This could apply to anyone one meets that ... Views: 125
Although each and every one of us is physically separate and therefore has our own needs and wants, it doesnât mean that one is always aware of what these are. So instead of one looking within for guidance and a sense of purpose, they can end up looking to other people.
This is what will be ... Views: 118
By Rev. Robert A. Crutchfield
There 's an old saying in computers, âGarbage in, Garbage out!â What that means is your result depends on what you put in and the quality of what you put in. In truth computers only mimic what we as people do. This is a prime example.
Many parents wonder what ... Views: 131
Years ago I was participating in a men's bible study class. The topic that day was parenthood. Many of the men present had grown children and grandchildren. At some point in the discussion, I commented that my observation had always been that parenthood was a big game of monkey see, monkey do. ... Views: 122
We all become aware of how fast time flies as we get older. At the same time we often wonder why children seem so impatient. The fact is the two things are related. It all boils down to the concepts of perception and perspective. Perception is the way we see something. Perspective has to do ... Views: 123
When it comes to finding or attracting someone to be in a relationship with, the need is going to be there to meet someone who will treat one as they want to be treated. And through another behaving in certain ways, one will end up feeling loved.
However, just because someone is in love, it ... Views: 188
When someone has experienced some kind of abuse as a child and this could be physical emotional, verbal or sexual, there is often the need to recover as fast as possible. To look for the answers and to find the solution or solutions that will make everything better.
This is natural and must ... Views: 142
When one first meets another person and starts to feel attracted to them, they will have started to form certain associations around what they are like and what they are not like. This whole process is likely to take place out of oneâs awareness and happen fairly rapidly.
Once these are ... Views: 172
When one was a child, they had certain needs and wants. And for some people, these would have been met in the majority of cases. This doesnât mean that one would have needed to have had a caregiver that was always available. As it is unlikely that this would have been possible and not only that, ... Views: 171
Even though two people are in a relationship together, it doesnât mean that they are relating as adults. Physically they may look like adults, but that could be as far as it goes. And upon closer inspection, it could look as though it is between a parent and a child.
This wonât be limited to ... Views: 185
As a parent you may be wondering if there is anything you can do. There are a number of things that can be done that will help your child avoid being involved in bullying or help them through situations where bulling occurs.
1. Be open to, accept and encourage your childâs emotional ... Views: 202
When ones relationships are running smoothly and have very little, if any, conflicts, one is unlikely to look deeper into them. And this is to be expected, as the need to look deeper generally arises when something is not working. This need could still be there, but it wonât be as strong because ... Views: 193
Each and every one of us is interdependent and this means that not only do we want to be supported by others, but that we also need to be; with it being it being vital for our own survival and our ability to thrive. The ideal is going to be for one to feel supported for who they are.
There ... Views: 184
While a relationship between a man and woman is meant to be based on giving and receiving, this is not always the case. For some women, this will be exactly how it is for them and this is going to enhance their life.
And yet for others, this will be far from what they can relate to. When ... Views: 241
There are some emotions that are seen as âbadâ or ânegativeâ and while this might be the case if they are shown in certain situations, this is not going to apply in others. Every emotion has purpose and a reason for appearing; this not to say that one should act upon every emotion that arises ... Views: 188
When someone experiences some kind of abuse in their adult relationships, there is often the chance that they will identify with one of two outlooks. They can either see that this abuse is a reflection of what took place during their childhood or they can come to the conclusion that their ... Views: 183
Are you an adult child of divorce? If so I'm sure you're familiar with the consequences of carrying within you the memories of your parental divorce. If not let me highlight them for you so you can find a way to release them once and for all.
The consequences of carrying these memories within ... Views: 400
Just because someone has experienced some kind of abuse or has had to endure some other kind of pain, it doesnât mean that they have been able to move on from it. Because although one could be innocent and have nothing to do with what happened, as in the case of child abuse, it doesnât mean that ... Views: 164
In todayâs world there are all kinds of challenges that people are having to face. And some of these are relatively easy to handle, while others can seem to be more or less impossible to solve.
These can range from global, societal and personal problems. In a way, they can all affect each ... Views: 226
When two people come together with the intention of having a relationship or just the desire to spend time together, it is generally going to lead to them having sex. And this could be something that both of them equally want to experience or something that one of them is more attached to than ... Views: 259
For many years, men have been seen as being one way and women as being another way. And part of this related to men being the ones who were independent and the women as being dependent. So a man would be an example of the masculine on the outside and on the inside and a womenâs outer femininity ... Views: 230
When one takes responsibility for how they feel, they are going to be seen as mature and self aware. And yet when one doesnât take responsibility for how they feel in the majority of cases, they are likely to be seen as lacking awareness and being undeveloped.
But while an outside observer ... Views: 237
As human beings are inherently interdependent and therefore reliant on others, relationships play a vital role in not only ones survival on this planet, but also in their ability to thrive. And this means that how one perceives others will play a big part in how they experience life.
Of ... Views: 205
To be responsible for how one feels is one thing and yet it is quite another to feel responsible for how other people feel. Owning how one feels and not to see other people as being the primary reason that they feel as they do, is a sign of self awareness and emotional maturity.
Through ... Views: 225
It is often said that women prefer to be in relationships more than men do. And while this can sound like the truth, it is not always the case. There are going to be men who appreciate being in one, just as there are going to be men who donât.
Some women will enjoy being in them and then ... Views: 260
One can have all kinds of things that they look for in a relationship with another person. And some of these are going to be more important than others; this means that some of them will be able to be overlooked. But if this relates to what truly matters, then conflict is going to arise if they ... Views: 243
While having emotional stability is the ideal, it is not something that everyone can relate to. But this doesnât mean that the people who do experience emotional stability are always stable and go through life unscathed.
To be human means that we are emotional beings and so unless one has ... Views: 231
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm a single mother suffering in depression and stress.
I met my ex husband online, we fall in love and got married. He was a Middle Eastern guy. We had a daughter, the marriage didn't last long and we got a divorce. I was aggressive, i used to break things, yell at ... Views: 268
When it comes to what one generation passes onto the next, genetics are at the forefront. Some experts say that whatever one generation has, the next are certain to have the same. However, others, through their understanding of epigenetics, have said that their needs to be a trigger in order for ... Views: 208
If one was to take a look at their fellow human beings, it would be clear that they are all separate. They each have their own body and this then goes onto to cover their individual preferences, wants and needs.
And as well as this, each person has their own personal reality and an ... Views: 246
It has recently been reported that rage could be the result of what is going on for someone at a biological level. And while this has been said, they have also wondered if itâs the other way around; with rage causing ones biology to change and not ones biology causing the rage.
However, ... Views: 234
There are numerous challenges that can arise in a relationship and while some of these are fairly insignificant and can be overlooked, others are far more significant and canât be ignored.
And while there is going to be external challenges, there is also going to be internal challenges. So ... Views: 215
There is the potential for one to experience pain in all areas of their body. These can relate to one having a headache, stomach problems, tension in their shoulders and/or their lower back for instance.
With it being highly likely one has experienced at least one of the above this year, let ... Views: 240
As human beings, we are interdependent and although someone people can come to the conclusion that they are independent, this is just an illusion. They may well be able to support themselves financially, but they are still reliant on other people paying them money.
This is clearly different ... Views: 248