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We have all heard this statement many times: “You have to love yourself before you can love anyone else”. In order to bring health into your life, to experience true closeness and connections with others, you need to be taught to love aspects of yourself again and again. You need to see yourself ... Views: 100
In the past, someone would have needed to go out in order to meet someone, but in today’s world, that is no longer necessary. Nowadays, the only thing that they need to do is to go online.
Social media can allow them to find what they are looking for, or they can go one step further and join ... Views: 80
Dear Dr Romance:Thank you for your article "Age Differences in Dating". I am a fortysomething woman whose fiance' died in my arms of heart failure three years ago. He was in his late sixties. Then I dated an ex-pro athlete who had a stroke and lost ... Views: 63
Learning to love ourselves in our loved one’s presence is the best thing we can do for our relationships. No other activity or exercise comes even close to making this much of a difference.
What difference does it make?
When we love ourselves in our loved one’s presence what we are really ... Views: 76
Couples who are most successful have learned how to argue effectively. Believe it or not, arguing in a caring fashion is a skill. Arguing can easily get out of control. You need self-confidence to bring up a topic you’re concerned about, and you need self-confidence to argue in a way that ... Views: 123
In general we love our families. We love our friends. We love our pets. We love our home. We love our cars. Sometimes, not often, we even love our jobs.
Why is it we love everything outside ourselves but when it comes right down to loving or even liking ourselves, we fall short. We ... Views: 77
Astrology is the study of correlations of celestial events with behavior on earth, particularly correlations which cannot be explained by gravitation, magnetism, or other forces that are well-established in physics or other sciences.
A "celestial event" is any event in the sky. For example, ... Views: 90
You're ready to get married and you think you've found your match. There’s great chemistry, you're best buddies, and things seem to be going well. So let’s do this… right?! Marriage here we come!
Just make sure you’re keeping it real…
Have you asked the important questions? As a love ... Views: 82
For many couples, getting married is the happy conclusion of a long-lasting relationship. However, getting married doesn't mean that you'll never need to put in any serious effort to keep your relationship blossoming. Going on dates, taking vacations and giving each other gifts can help you ... Views: 210
FIRST LET US UNDERSTAND THAT LOVE IS NOT AN ATTACHMENT :
For most people in this world, love masquerades as attachment. Sometimes both exist together and get mixed up. This happens in parental and filial love, among siblings, lovers, friends, spouses etc.
True friendship, chosen and not ... Views: 228
Not so long ago, I was talking to a business man in Korea. There we were negotiating a multi-million dollar deal, and neither could understand the other's language. Thanks to God for a good interpreter. Still, it required a great deal of effort on both our parts. I learned as we spoke to each ... Views: 307
Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soulmate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands, loves you like no other and will be there for you forever, no matter what happen. They say that nothing last forever ... Views: 204
“Our minds map out a neat, perfect little road for life and we hate to have it changed in any way. Yet that perfect little road may completely by-pass our goal of God-realization.”
–Barry and Joyce Vissell, The Shared Heart
Joyce and I have written before about the importance of taking ... Views: 138
Our son got married a few days ago to Isaiah, the man of his dreams. Hardly ever in our work with couples have we seen such depth in love, respect and commitment. Whoever feels that only a man and a woman can truly love each other, has not witnessed the kind of deep love that Isaiah and our son, ... Views: 153
Last week I was hurt because of something my husband said to me. I was hurt, but at the same time, he felt frustrated and misunderstood. The evening ended abruptly. For me, it had been a lovely day spent with a good friend. That evening, I sat outside with my husband sharing the goodness that ... Views: 205
When it comes to romantic relationships, what is the most important thing you look for in a person?
Although many will have a different answer, the one thing that tops the list for most people (or at least makes their top 3!) is honesty.
I agree, honesty is very important. It’s one of the most ... Views: 223
The New Moon on the 2nd offers many opportunities for you to expand both your personal and professional social circles. New friends acquired under these rays will prove to be loyal. Plus, they’ll inspire you to stretch your underlying creative talents. With Mars entering your zone of ... Views: 213
Monthly Forecast : August 2016
With the New Moon lighting up your Love and Creativity Zone on the 2nd, August should prove to be quite a romantic month. Rams involved in the arts professionally can be showcasing their talents to tremendous applause too. This is not the time to hide ... Views: 218
Monthly Forecast : August 2016
With the New Moon lighting up your Love and Creativity Zone on the 2nd, August should prove to be quite a romantic month. Rams involved in the arts professionally can be showcasing their talents to tremendous applause too. This is not the time to hide ... Views: 130
I recently read an article in The New York Times by philosopher Alain de Botton that ignited my thoughts on marriage. Among many things, de Botton expresses in the article a belief that “Choosing whom to commit ourselves to is merely a case of identifying which particular variety of suffering we ... Views: 138
Let me preface this article by saying that there are no quick fixes when we are dealing with the highly complex reality of interpersonal (romantic) relationships. The internet is littered with guides, ebooks, and membership plans that promise “tricks” to get him or her back. That should be ... Views: 176
Developing relationships can be equally as confusing as rewarding, yes? Especially at this time, when so many older souls who are attentive to spiritual awareness and energetic balance actively seek romantic partnership for the purpose of raising consciousness and working at a deeper ... Views: 152
While one could be in a relationship that is going as they would like it to go, there is also the chance that this is not the case. As a result of this, they could be in a position where they believe it is time for them to move on.
This could be a sign that they don’t feel ... Views: 218
When your guy loses interest or breaks up with you, it can be a time when you feel miserable and alone. You may replay the situation in your mind and wonder what you could have done differently. Perhaps you know that you acted needy or demanding or perhaps you have no idea what went wrong. You ... Views: 301
If you have a situation like me, then you might feel stuck like I do. I am working really hard to get my boyfriend back because I acted like an idiot. I didn't know how to stop myself from feeling possessive. I hated when he went out with his friends and talked to other girls. I couldn't stand ... Views: 312
A common question I receive is about whether or not someone may be able to get back with his or her previous other half after this person is the one caused the relationship to go sour in the first place. After some time has passed and they believe they have mended their ways, they wonder if the ... Views: 345
I Keep Thinking About My Ex Boyfriend / Girlfriend - I Can't Stop Thinking About My Ex
Great scavenger hunts lead you on an adventure from spot to spot, following clever clues to obtain your cache. On the other hand, horribly thought out scavenger tips will have you facing oncoming traffic in ... Views: 254
Having fandoms are pretty fun and exciting, but how further would you want to take it?
Did you come across those people who only talk anime or just marvel? That's the kind of craze this talk is about! Your fandom could be anything you fancy and admire; getting their posters, laptop skins, phone ... Views: 111
It can be difficult to know when a relationship needs to end, particularly if you've been with your partner for a long time. While there are things you can do to improve a relationship that has simply become stagnant, sometimes it's best for everyone to simply cut your losses and end things. ... Views: 217
Dear Dr. Romance:
I'm not sure if you're willing or able to help, but I've been looking online for a solution to my problem for a while now. As of yet, I've come up empty handed. My situation is that I'm 21 years old and haven't spoken to my maternal grandparents ... Views: 108
Have you ever felt like you are doing more to help your partner then they are to help themselves? Sometimes it just seems easier to take control and get things done on your own than ask your partner to do their part. And they may be completely happy with having you take care of business. But ... Views: 121
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, each of these 9 Hollywood powerhouse celebrity couples make a team that’s not easy to beat. With all eyes on them — and all ears on what’s the latest with their status — these A-listers are a crowd darling!
#9: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
The on-and-off-and-on ... Views: 119
What attracts us to a soul a mate is varied and depends on a lot of things among which is the person’s ability to make you feel loved or one whose sight alone sets your emotions jerking and set on fire. However often times, those quality we see and admire in our partner at the later stage of our ... Views: 89
Majority of men despite being in relationship for a long period do not know how to satisfy their women in bed. Some don’t even care to find out. They want a woman just to satisfy their carnal desire and nothing more. It is very frustrating for a woman to be in relationship with a man who hardly ... Views: 94
People always talk about having separation anxiety when their loved ones go on extended holidays or get assigned to work in far-flung areas. But what many don't realize is that humans are not the only creatures that can experience this feeling. Dogs also develop separation anxiety, and it can ... Views: 120
People always talk about having separation anxiety when their loved ones go on extended holidays or get assigned to work in far-flung areas. But what many don't realize is that humans are not the only creatures that can experience this feeling. Dogs also develop separation anxiety, and it can ... Views: 110
While someone can be in a position where they are around people who they can open up to, there is also the chance that this is not the case. When one can relate to the former, it could be how their life has been for as long as they can remember.
Having said that, there is also the chance ... Views: 108
When a relationship comes to an end, one can experience a sense of relief, and this can mean that they won’t feel the need to get back together with the person they were with. Even so, this doesn’t mean that the other person is having the same experience.
As a result, they can try and ... Views: 137
Love yourself. Enough said. Ok, so maybe you’ll need a little more advice, but in everything I share here, remember to love yourself. Those 2 little words is what everything else hinges upon. When you know you are totally lovable and desirable, he’ll know it too. So, what do you love about ... Views: 115
Finding the right lifelong partner can be one of the smartest moves a man or a woman can make. After a lengthy review of the current research, as well as the findings from our own 34 years of research on marriage, here are the five top ways a good marriage can enhance your life:
1. You can ... Views: 98
With the exception of impersonators, most people believe that they only have one voice. That voice is used to express one's feelings and needs. It can be vocalized either loudly or softly; it's tone can change from one of sarcasm to that of compassion; one's voice can be used to express ... Views: 153
It’s been a long time and you're ready. I understand. Here are your 5 tips towards having what you truly desire in a mate.
1) This is the first thing you should know: You can have what you want. Give yourself permission right now.
2) Secondly, don’t believe the hype. All men aren't bad ... Views: 216
It may sound strange coming from someone who has written dozens of blogs about happiness and taught a lot of seminars on the subject, to hear that happiness isn’t necessarily all that it’s cracked up to be. Or put another way, in terms of one’s overall quality of life, spirit, and degree of ... Views: 115
More than anything I see expressed is that relationships are like two-way streets. Basically, the idea is that it takes two to.... Tango. In this expression, individuals hold that each partner in the relationship has certain obligations. Otherwise, they are to be held in contempt for ... Views: 137
I could have titled this post with any of the phrases I hear every day from my clients and course members:
"I wish she was thinner."
"I wish he was more successful."
"I wish she had better skin."
"I wish he was more assertive."
"I wish she had a different voice."
But this is the ... Views: 115
CHARLIE: At its best, psychotherapy creates a warm and understanding relationship through which we face ourselves and our feelings honestly in a way that allows us to heal from past wounds and accept ourselves as we are.
It is the therapist’s very being, rather than her philosophy or ... Views: 196
If you are reading this then you want to know how to get him back after a break up.
There are several ways to go about this sort of thing but truth be told, many of them do not work and none of them will work on every guy.
You know him best so check out these tips and choose the ones you ... Views: 198
Whether you are looking for a significant other or wanting to improve your existing relationship, the answer lies near and dear in our very own selves. Years ago when I was working on improving my relationship with my hubby, I realized that I wanted him to be and do certain things. I made a ... Views: 123
Are you interested in possibly getting back together with your ex after a recent break up? Can I ask you this tough question? How are you feeling after just recently breaking up with your ex? Getting back together or reconciling with an ex after a breakup is very possible if you're determined to ... Views: 175
Feeling regret about anything is never an easy thing. When that regret is tied to a long term relationship it's a horrible feeling. In the heat of the moment, we may find ourselves in a position where we feel a break up is in order. That's until we realize that the man we love has just walked ... Views: 125