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If you find you're telling yourself you still love your boyfriend or girlfriend, you must decide what to do about it. How can you tell if your ex wants you back; It is natural to experience outstanding love after breaking up.
How to tell if your ex still has feelings for you; You experienced ... Views: 9
Originally published here: http://www.nurturingmarriage.org/the-little-things/3-ways-facebook-is-killing-your-marriage
Facebook is great. It is something that most of us use almost every day. However, it shouldn't be surprising to hear that Facebook has been mentioned in many a divorce ... Views: 9
Holding on to a failed relationship in the guise that you want him as a friend is in no way a wrong thing to do but the fact that you know it cannot be salvaged and you still hold on to a man who probably has moved on is an injustice to yourself and your love life. Every woman hopes to meet a ... Views: 24
Bill: I love you, Amy.
Amy: I don't.
Bill: Amy, no one can ever love you more than me.
Amy: I know Bill, but I don't feel the same for you.
Bill: I can't live without you Amy.
Amy: Bye Bye Bill
Bill tried his best to explain Amy but Amy didn't understand his feelings. It happens all the ... Views: 81
Dear friend, how do you keep from repeating the old behaviors and patterns that no longer serve you in your relationships and your life? (An excerpt from my NEW eBook – 7 Steps To Becoming An Empowered Single Woman which will be publish soon. SO LOOK OUT FOR IT.)
You have to make creating the ... Views: 51
Sometimes you can find out that you have made a mistake where you will end up cheating on your loved one. In such a case many things will come to your mind. Among the worst things that will always pass through your mind is feeling guilty. Remember cheating is an act that will make you restless ... Views: 68
On the topic of intimacy many people might say, “What do we really mean by intimacy anyway?” Intimacy is both a familiarity with and a deep knowledge of another person. And in fact, the first person that we really need to be intimate with is ourselves. Our capacity to see and relate to another ... Views: 121
I am in my own state of shock. My friend, Marsha, called this morning to tell me that her daughter, Lauren, had committed suicide. She was 34 years old, the same age as my oldest daughter, Alicia. I’ve known Marsha since we attended Kino Junior High together. Some 15 years later Marsha, our ... Views: 64
The thing is, there really is a difference in how you feel after you overcome shyness.
I'm not talking about overcoming shyness where you get bold for a brief moment and then anxiety creeps back in.
I'm talking about a full blown recovery where there is no going back.
A few years ago I ... Views: 101
It all began when I was studying psychology in college in the 1960’s. That’s not as far back as you think. Just think of Abraham Maslow writing his paper in 1943 on what he called the “Hierarchy of Needs.” Both he and his pyramid have been revered for more than 70 years. I’m pediatrics ... Views: 168
When you feel beset in your life, and people close to you seem to be difficult and uncooperative, consider that they may be reflecting back to you the behavior your own anxiety is creating toward them. Learning to let go of your obsessively trying to control others can free you to receive ... Views: 165
Friend: One who is attached to another by affection; one who entertains for another sentiments of esteem, respect and affection, which leads him/her to desire their company and to seek to promote their happiness and prosperity. Noah Webster - 1828 Dictionary
The first act of friendship is ... Views: 134
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Gossip - by Kasia Jarosinska (www.spiritualshifts.com)
When we directly or indirectly participate in negative talk about others or gossip, we are not a match to divine love. Our choice to listen to, indulge, participate in, spread or instigate gossip or negative talk of any kind directed towards others causes an absolute breakdown of our ... Views: 142
As one of the most popular social networking sites online, Facebook provides you the opportunity to promote yourself, your site, your business, your events, and your clients.
Facebook, due to its social nature, creates a lot of opportunity to promote your products and services. However, this ... Views: 150
Yes, it’s true…I’ve joined the ranks of Facebook rejects. Amazingly, I still don’t know why this happened. There could be any number of reasons from too many friends, too many messages, too many invitations or being perceived as a spammer. Regardless of the reason, the fact remains; I have to ... Views: 107
Here’s a wonderful poem on friendship I came across, written by David Leonhardt.
Choose friends wisely, the portrait they paint
Is who you are and who you ain't.
Friendship is life's great support
When friends are of the right sort.
For all your dreams do they make room,
Or bring you ... Views: 96
"It’s the most wonderful time of year" for some, filled with anticipation and excitement. And, it’s the most difficult time of the year for others who are barely putting one foot in front of the other due to illness or sadness. Now’s your chance to bring some holiday cheer to someone who could ... Views: 236
Direct support Professional's (DSP's) have an important role in assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in becoming a part of their community. There are three areas we will explore in increasing successful community integration. Understanding the meaning of community ... Views: 92
Dear Dr. Romance:
My husband/best friend crossed-over a few years ago and I still miss him terribly. I think of him every day and his essence is is always with me. I am still in love with him and cannot imagine having a relationship with another man. At this time, however, I have ... Views: 186
Happiness Is Not A Result of Our Environment
Our Environment Is A Result of Our Happiness
We have the power and the right to be Happy in each moment of time no matter what challenges we are going through. We can be Happy and successful, regardless of problems and setbacks.
Our ... Views: 225
Life, to many, seems like it is a series of popularity contests. The only people who don’t like popularity contests are those that either believe they will lose them, or worse, do lose them. They hold their breath each time they walk into a room, get up to speak, raise their hand in class or go ... Views: 191
My interest was piqued when I saw the commercials for the new ABC series called “Selfie.” The new series starred Karen Gillan, a Scottish actress who I knew because she starred in my favorite TV show of all time, Doctor Who. It also starred John Cho an actor whom I knew from the reboot movie ... Views: 255
“You cannot change the people around you, but you can change the people you choose to be around.” -Unknown
Human consciousness is shifting. We are splitting in two very different ways as a society. While one group moves closer to chaos, war, violence, and consumerism, the other is shifting ... Views: 211
"We are our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.” – Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker
I’ve walked away from many relationships, both platonic and romantic, over the past two years. Those people may never understand my decisions, but I ... Views: 224
If you want to be a cool person who other people like, respect, and gravitate toward, there are just five key things you need to do to make that happen.
But before I tell you what they are, let's first define what or who a cool person is.
And the best way to do that is to first reveal what ... Views: 235
The last couple weeks we’ve been talking about the important topic of suicide. In the United States, it’s the 10th leading cause of death. The strongest risk factor is depression. Chances are that you have had or will have a friend who is at risk. You may be reluctant to talk to him about his ... Views: 205
I was recently sitting in my favorite coffee shop, and remembering my dear friend who used to meet me there and who died not long ago. As I get older, I’m experiencing more and more loss, and so are my friends of a similar age. Those of us who survive loss still have to “keep calm ... Views: 305
Feeling lonely is painful. Often people who feel lonely exacerbate the situation by blaming themselves. Why am I lonely? Because other people don’t like me. Why don’t they like me? Because I’m a loser. It’s not hard to imagine how this internal conversation can go downhill very quickly and make ... Views: 291
Loneliness is a tricky thing to combat. Loneliness seems to beget loneliness. When you feel isolated you crawl into your shell and become more so. You feel separated from other human beings. You may have physical symptoms too, like an ache or a heaviness in your chest. It’s not a good ... Views: 285
Dear Dr. Romance:Thank you for your free articles, you have a lot of good stuff in there. A couple of the girls at work and I read your articles and get a good laugh. You're giving advice assuming that our lives are what YOU consider normal. You have a good job, make good money, live in a ... Views: 347
Dear Dr. Romance:
How can I sign up for your Happiness Tips newsletter? I want to read "The One Who Got Away." Also which article would you recommend reading in my case? I met a wonderful lady who loves dancing like I do, and for almost 8 months she has been getting her house ... Views: 410
Dear Dr. Romance:
My best friend isn't talkin with me since 2 months now. I'm frustrated. We are best friends since 3 yrs now. In feb suddenly she stopped talking. We just had a small fight as in regular nothing serious. When i asked she said she doesnt want to talk anything for ... Views: 532
While there are some needs that human beings will need to have fulfilled in order to survive, there are other needs that can go unfulfilled without leading to someone’s death. This is not to say that it won’t have an effect on someone’s wellbeing though.
For example: if one doesn’t receive ... Views: 416
The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports that one in five combat veterans develops Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, either during or shortly after combat. The Mayo Clinic defines PTSD as having three main categories of symptoms: “re-experiencing symptoms,” “avoidance symptoms,” ... Views: 375
The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports that one in five combat veterans develops Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, either during or shortly after combat. The Mayo Clinic defines PTSD as having three main categories of symptoms: “re-experiencing symptoms,” “avoidance symptoms,” ... Views: 374
I have a friend, Maggie, who has been my friend since 1968, and she calls me her “bestest” friend as a way of appreciating our connection. It always makes me smile, and I feel the same about her. Often, my clients have trouble learning to appreciate and trust themselves, and I think ... Views: 471
Have you ever found yourself doing the same things day after day and you begin to wonder, “Is this all there is to my life?” If you remember the movie, Groundhog Day, you get the picture. Also known as living in the comfort zone, this place can be seductive for all of us. We are often very ... Views: 487
Research conducted by Dr. Dean Ornish and others shows that the happiest and healthiest people are those who are well-connected to friends and family. But, in our mobile society, keeping friends is not always possible. Long-term friendships are wonderful and valuable, but if you dont make ... Views: 531
Tonight is my first night out with a mom's group. As a single mom, I haven't done much since having my baby. I don't really know what to expect. I know I shouldn't have any expectations, but it's hard not to when you are going into an unfamiliar situation. I don't know any of the ladies that ... Views: 481
Our connections through relationships are so important. Sometimes we get so busy that we intend on calling that special someone, or taking them to lunch, but before you know it’s the weekend and you have a full agenda.
It is easy to sit back and claim that this one didn’t return your call, or ... Views: 482
You know that moment when you realize you slipped up and said or did something wrong...and that feeling of dread comes over you?
Or you know you’re supposed to say something in a group but you can’t get yourself to do it...and you know others take notice of ... Views: 552
Flirting is a language of its own.
It doesn’t make sense logically.
And most guys fail at it when trying it with women.
Often times the girl will give that casual laugh of “yeah nice try”.
That direct approach to flirting rarely works, especially if you’re a shy guy. Direct approach ... Views: 576
If you don’t have much experience in the dating field you might make the mistake of believing all women have the same personality types and treat them the same way.
You might already know that you have to treat different personality types with a unique approach but not know what those ... Views: 560
So you’re standing at the counter in the grocery store, there’s no one else in line and there’s a really cute girl at the counter.
What do you say to start a conversation?
Just saying hi usually doesn’t lead anywhere, and if you make it too obvious it’ll be embarrassing if you get ... Views: 509
How many times has it happened in your past where a date didn’t go the way you planned?
You planned out a whole romantic evening, you gave it a lot of thought, spent a lot of your time.
And surprisingly it went nowhere with the girl.
That sucks doesn’t it?
What’s worse is she didn’t ... Views: 513
Of course the answer is make new friends right? Especially if you wished you had a more active social life and you’re not social.
The reason I’m bringing up this topic is to discuss how we sabotage ourselves when it comes to the social success we want.
When you can figure out where ... Views: 496
Have you ever been in a situation where you get a girl’s number and you think everything went well, but when you get in touch with her she never returns your calls?
Suppose she wasn’t a stranger, maybe you met at a barbeque at your friend’s house.
Shouldn’t it be easier to get in touch ... Views: 492
The problem with shyness is it feels like you’ll never overcome it.
It takes a grip over you as soon you have to meet people or introduce yourself to someone.
And it grips you until the very end of the interaction.
To many of us with shyness it feels like an enormous wall that blocks us ... Views: 508
Let’s face it.
If you have shyness working against you then making conversations can be really tough.
But did you know that many great conversations can start from canned material? Meaning its stuff you planned to talk about ahead of time.
The problem is knowing what material to talk ... Views: 567
Yes, there is such a thing.
A meditation technique that helps you to overcome shyness.
It’s a meditation technique I’ve used for over 6 years and it’s helped me a great deal.
If you follow any of my articles or read about me then you know I’ve overcome shyness and gotten to the point ... Views: 523