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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: 27
Dear Dr. Romance:
We are co-workers and I've know him for about two years. He's very nice, funny and in very good shape. We've built a pretty solid friendship. We hang out a couple times a month (when I'm home from school). But, lately he's been pushing for a ... Views: 25
If you are one of those people who experiences repeated self sabotage then you are likely being driven by the inability to allow positive experiences into your life. This is often linked to feelings of unworthiness and/or the belief that one is undeserving. Where do these feelings and this self ... Views: 15
There is a reason you picked your partner, and there is a reason why you have friction in your relationship. The areas that are still unresolved are due to the inability to overcome the potentially meaningful challenges. If you are willing to take full responsibility for your life and make a ... Views: 32
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: 23
Once upon a time, In high school, I memorized a poem that has been a constant source of help and direction in my life and relationships. It’s simple and much more sentimental than today’s cynical age can handle, but the very simplicity of it made it a great navigational tool for me ... Views: 40
Dr. Romance sees many clients who are having marital problems because of the following bad habits. If you find yourself doing any of these things, consider changing your behavior or getting counseling.
1) You place social media above real communication; This can be a big problem, ... Views: 44
What is the Fun Quotient in your relationship? Couples have the tendency to become complacent in their relationship including the fun aspect of their relating. This is traumatic to the relationship as it stifles its energy flow creating a numb, stuck and disconnect feel and dissatisfied ... Views: 50
Do you know when you get on your partner’s nerves? There is a general underlying theme to the complaints couples usually share and that is that their partner is being egocentric. Egocentrism gets in the way of witnessing our partner’s beauty, gifts and contributions. It keeps us trapped in our ... Views: 38
Do you know that feelings of low self worth are a major driver of the fear of intimacy that causes one to feel ashamed, vulnerable to rejection, anxious, inhibited, insecure, dependent, needy, unworthy, and unlovable? Do you know this fear causes one to withdraw physically and emotionally, ... Views: 33
As a parade went by, one of the horses pulling a float entry left a memento in the middle of the road, right in front of where we were watching from the sidewalk. From that point on, every band or group that came marching down the road marched bravely on, right through the pile of horse manure. ... Views: 43
If your relationship were afire, is it still burning strongly? Flickering? Smoldering? Does it need kindling? A log? Or has the last spark of it burned out to the point where it's even too late for more oxygen? After all, your relationship at one time had to be on fire in order for it to burn ... Views: 66
The majority of the couples that want to improve their relationship identify that communication is an issue for them. They share how they can’t see eye-to-eye, convey their feelings and perspective, or understand each other. They report they end up fighting every time they try to address ... Views: 53
I see you walking toward me. Is it you? I can't really tell. It somewhat looks like it could be. How could it be? I never saw you come in. Well, yeah, it could be you. We pass at a distance, while I try to be nonchalant about it.
Then I see you again. I want to make sure it's you. I'm still ... Views: 54
In recent articles on relationships, their challenges and their triumphs I have discussed how one's one personal history of trauma:
1. Reduces one's self esteem, self worth, self confidence.
2. Impairs one's ability to be open, honest and relaxed with their partner.
3. Leads to a ... Views: 38
Trust: The Stuff That Holds Relationships Together
“You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”
Successful relationships are built on unconditional ... Views: 72
The average person pays more attention to what she’s saying or thinking about than what she is hearing, or how her words are “landing” on the other person. This self-involvement gets worse during an argument. You can become a much more effective communicator by using ... Views: 62
Can Food Really Enhance Your Sex Life?
“The link between food and sex drive isn’t just wishful thinking” says Cynthia Sass, RD, author of S.A.S.S Yourself Slim. “Studies show that certain foods or nutrients do play a role in boosting libido and supporting a healthy sex life.”
This is a ... Views: 62
You might not have a chance if you keep this up: A tendency to look for weaknesses, gaps, holes, things to improve, deficiencies and the like, and miss the boat on capitalizing on strengths in your relationship. We bring this tendency to how we view our partner and how we relate with them. We ... Views: 76
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Love to You! - by Dr. Emily DeCarlo (The DeCarlo Institue for the Healing Arts)
In these modern times, we have a tendency to take love lightly without forethought relative to the potency and potential healing effect that real love has. Real love does not just lie in the heart "for" a person. It reaches out "to" the person.We very loosely use the word to express our ... Views: 48
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Brotherly Love - by Dr. Emily DeCarlo (The DeCarlo Institue for the Healing Arts)
Hebrews13:1 Let brotherly love continue.(Holy Bible-KJV)
When we look around today, we find signs that some segments of society don't respect, much less, love other segments or fractions. The truth is that the Bible teaches us to have brotherly love for each other. There are no conditions of ... Views: 70
At the beginning of my book, Make Your Life Magical, I ask you some very simple questions, including:
Are you happy with your life? Are there things you want more of? Do you love enough?
For many of us, we would like to change our answers to these questions. As I began to write, my purpose ... Views: 75
The title of a great and popular old Off-Broadway play captures one of the most common sentiments I've seen when working with distressed couples: I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.
If you have discovered that for some reason you and your partner are no longer growing together as a couple, ... Views: 131
Our relationship is one of the biggest, most powerful asset and gift we have in our life! It is a true treasure chest worth a fortune. It can deliver unimaginable heights of satisfaction, peace, joy, love, happiness and success!!
To cash-in on this fortune we have to polish the gems on the ... Views: 92
At the end of a client-packed day, the trash can in my office is often overflowing with used tissues. Richard, seeing this, usually comments; “Good day, huh?” and we both laugh. He knows that, when clients cry, they’re usually breaking through and healing something. I’ve ... Views: 76
When it comes to attracting someone for a relationship or something that involves less commitment, there is the chance that someone can have a certain type that they go for. And then for others, this is not always the case; with them having no set idea of what another needs to be like.
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If you are looking for a serious relationship then you may have to invest some time in finding the ideal mate. It’s easy to look gorgeous, turn heads, and find a toy boy for a fun night out. However, when it comes to winning a man’s heart, it’s not as easy. After all, you’re competing against ... Views: 70
Although you might think of “falling in love” as romantic; we all fall in love many times in life: with a new lover, a new friend, a particularly cooperative co-worker, an appealing movie or TV star, a caring neighbor, siblings, relatives and even pets. Any close relationship ... Views: 114
I want to share here an exciting and powerful consequence of having done this work in groups over the years which clears negative energy from the collective human bio-field.
Often each individual in the group brings with them an issue that is blocking them from feeling truly in charge of ... Views: 79
After a relationship break down the painful event remains stored in each partner as a memory that has embedded within it energy that hinders one's ability to return to a new relationship easily or at all. For many this outcome feels severely limiting. Did you know that such an outcome is not ... Views: 132
We hear the word ‘surrender’ and the admonishment to ‘live in the moment’ all of the time in spiritual circles – even ‘Let go and let God’ – However, for many of us, this is not only a challenge, but it often feels impossible as we’ve been so conditioned to ask – ‘and after that?’.
If you ... Views: 90
Do you feel like there is something fundamentally blocking you from truly opening up to your partner as the real authentic individual you feel you are in your Heart? Is this making your relationship feel flat and unsatisfying? Do you aspire to a greater level of intimacy and genuine loving ... Views: 89
They're so good at it they might as well host a "How To Trick A Shy Man Into Spending Money" seminar.
Now, I'm not talking about every woman. I'm talking about that particular woman who is just extra bit hotter, who has that extra bit of guys chasing her and who makes you ... Views: 122
“When there are problems, if we would love more, they would disappear. When the love is complete, the problem dissolves immediately!” ~ Lester Levenson
When the love is complete, always includes a positive resolution. There is no uncertainty. There is no ambiguity. There are no ... Views: 103
Dear Dr. Romance:
Last year, my boyfriend he broke up with me 3 days before my birthday. On the actual day, he didn't even so much as text or call to wish me a happy birthday - or even send me a card. I was devastated, esp because I really made a big deal of his birthday last ... Views: 102
As a single mom, it's a big step to date, no matter how old your kids are. You put yourself out there wanting to find love and hoping to find quality men. Talk about having faith. Well, I do. I have faith that it will happen. It might not happen when I want it to, but I KNOW it will when it's ... Views: 91
One could be in a relationship that is going extremely well and out of nowhere, it could end up being on the rocks; leaving one in a place of uncertainty as to whether it will last or not. It could also be a relationship that is not going to well either.
However, just because something seems ... Views: 124
Love is in the air. Or so we hope, especially for this single mom. This season, fall in love. Where is the best place? That's the question, I've asked myself over and over again. Where do people go to find love?
If you don't meet men through your friends or work, where do you meet them? I've ... Views: 110
Dr. Romance writes:
Many of my clients want to know: What is a safe surrender to love? They have been in love before, and have gotten hurt. While we all are aware of the joy and beauty of love, and the profound pleasure of being in love, most of us are also afraid of mistakes, of making a wrong ... Views: 93
By America’s #1 Love and Marriage Experts.
Words Matter! What you say to the one you love is important! Negative and hurtful statements can have the power to cut through the very fabric of the bond between two people in love. Words can damage and potentially destroy the foundation of your ... Views: 98
Dear Dr. Romance:
I just found your article "Without Ego" Omg you are just who I've been looking for. For the past two years I've been reading articles about dissolving the ego and all this hubbub. For those two years I was told that I have an ego that is ... Views: 109
Many people ask me, “How will I know if I'm in love?” Answer: Anyone who's in love usually knows it; the real question should be are we mutually in love, or am I wasting my time? If you want to be secure in your primary relationship, knowing how to create mutuality and work together ... Views: 108
If you’re thinking about having sex with a friend, be very careful, because it is not easy to preserve a friendship once you have sex. We think we can control our feelings, but it's not so simple.
• If one of you becomes romantically attached as a result of the sex, ... Views: 103
Often times partners share their wondering about how exclusivity, monogamy, and fidelity is possible in a longterm relationship. It is usually the male partners who pose this question when their female counterpart is not present.
I appreciate their honesty, risk and willingness to explore ... Views: 116
What will be my Valentine? Yes, you read that right!
We usually ask, Who will be my Valentine? - which can bring up a myriad of uncomfortable answers.
For those who are in a romantic relationship, we tend to think romance is a ‘shoe in’. Wait a minute – is it? Take a look at your ... Views: 144
By America’s #1 Love and Marriage Experts.
Recently, we traveled again to Europe to conduct more interviews with successfully married couples. Since we had not been to France in several years, we were beginning to believe the media reports about how the French did not like Americans. So, we ... Views: 94
“The Universe is a stage on which your mind dances with your body, guided by your heart.”
As we enter into the month of Love, how is your relationship? As we examine the quality of our intimacy, we may be asking the question “What is love”? Is it an emotion, is it a feeling? Or is it ... Views: 108
Addictive relationships are characterized by an inability to let go of a partner who is abusive because doing so leads to strong feelings of need and/or insecurity that cannot be tolerated. There are three important things one must do in order to free themselves from an addictive ... Views: 88
I've been assisting couples and former couples professionally for nearly thirty years. Regardless of who comes into my office, there seems to be one common thread - people are seeking to learn how to better get along with one another. Their usual approach is to inform me of everything that's ... Views: 92
Imagine your doctor telling you to kiss your sweetheart instead of taking a statin drug. Or to work on your marriage as part of gearing up for flu season.
Outlandish? Perhaps not. You know love makes you feel good. But did you know it’s good for you in a very physical way?
As it turns out, ... Views: 147