When adult children and teens decide that it's time to move on, the parent might experience the phenomenon of empty nest syndrome. If you're feeling pangs in your heart over your baby growing up and leaving the nest, you're not alone. Some cases are more extreme than others, but in general, it ... Views: 17
When it comes to being successful, it is often said that one shouldn’t take no for an answer and that they should keep going. As if they were to give up after they experience negative response, they are not going to get very far.
It is then going to be in their best interest to be ... Views: 17
While there can be moments when one is in a position where they do know what is best, there are also going to be moments when this is not the case. It could be said that this is simply part of being human.
If, on the other hand, one was perfect, then there would be no reason for them to have ... Views: 24
While social media can be useful in connecting you to family, friends and colleagues, there can be many pitfalls. But you can avoid these pitfalls by following these words of advice.
Spend a Limited Amount of Time on Social Media
Probably the most important thing to do is to spend a ... Views: 51
Dear Dr. Romance:
This is something that's puzzling me for along time. I often do want the playgirl, but they like the more bad boy type.
I know for sure I want sex without strings attached, many men get this, but I simply attract women who want a boyfriend, and I ... Views: 49
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: 38
Although caring for aging family members during their golden years can be an incredibly rewarding experience, it can also be quite taxing. This is especially true when it comes to managing personal finances and ensuring your own financial health. As senior adults become increasingly dependent, ... Views: 34
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: 49
Dear Dr. Romance:
My partner says I turn him on which means, it seems to me, that he would like to have sex every time he thinks about it. It's almost too much and I don't know how to handle it. My background with sex, including the children's dad, has been: ... Views: 55
Have you found it hard to stay open in the face of conflict? Does your wounded self quickly take over, and your conflict resolution skills disappear?
Allison asked me the following question:
"I practice Inner Bonding when I feel I need it. I basically feel connected and when something is ... Views: 48
Wedding are special, no doubt. The moments are blissful and timeless. How about capturing such blissful moments of joy and togetherness? Yes, it’s time you give a thought to hiring professional services for making sure that the pictures come out looking perfectly delightful. Many times, couples ... Views: 149
While there are some people who are able to experience intimacy, there are others who are unable to do so. As a result of this, it could be said that that their relationships are going to be extremely different.
When it comes to the former, someone will be used to being with people who ... Views: 111
If you've decided that your spouse has obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and you’re trying to get help for the both of you, you’ve taken a step in the right direction. Recognizing that there's a problem with your partner’s behavior and that it needs to be addressed is the first step in finding ... Views: 88
If you are having problems in your marriage, depression may be part of the reason. Recent studies have indicated that depression is associated with the quality of a relationship. Additionally, the quality of a relationship can affect a person’s level of depression.
Not surprisingly, someone ... Views: 95
When one is attracted to someone in the real world, it can be due to a number of different factors. On one hand, how they look could play a part, and on the other hand, it could be the result of how one feels in their presence.
There is also the chance that how one feels in the other ... Views: 85
Sometimes codependents have associations with partners that are not addicts or alcoholics. Just how can this happen? Generally, the codependent is maturing in your house with some type of disorder or addiction. They develop and meet somebody that's not really a medication addict or alcoholic and ... Views: 49
Almost all relationships experience a certain level of difficulties. However, when one of the partners has a psychiatric disorder, such as an anxiety disorder, the relationship will have new challenges, and their previous problems can be worsened.
Each has shown that people suffering from ... Views: 121
You'll find four stages that couples in couples therapy impacted by alcoholism undergo consuming, transition, early recovery and ongoing recovery.
The stages originate from the responsibilities of vary from happens together with the size of abstinence. Reaching the transition stage involves ... Views: 58
When one is in a relationship, they are likely to have less time to spend with their friends. This is because when they are with someone, they are going to spend a lot of their time with them.
And as they are going to be an important part of their life, it could be said that this is to be ... Views: 87
Dr. Romance writes:
Would you like to stretch time – to make the time you have go farther, and use it more for what you really want to do? Stretching time is not difficult if you have the prerequisites: self-awareness, a sense of purpose, thoughtful action, and a playful ... Views: 173
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
These three simple – but not always easy – choices can create such incredible joy!
One of the things I love to do is walk every morning out in nature and do my Inner Bonding process. I've been walking almost every morning for at least the last 40 years, and doing ... Views: 78
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
Hugs can be romantic or disconnecting, depending on your intent in hugging.
Has the romance gone out of your relationship? Has work and/or parenthood left you no time for romance, connection and intimacy?
A major challenge for parents, especially new parents, is ... Views: 75
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
Do you speak up for your inner child – your feeling self – when someone is judgmental toward you, or they are blaming you or discounting you?
What do you generally do when you are in an interaction with someone and you are feeling anxious, scared or lonely from ... Views: 78
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
Like anything worth learning, developing the habit of loving takes practice. As you practice Inner Bonding, your brain develops the habit of loving.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." ~ Aristotle
All of us develop ... Views: 61
When a relationship gets to a point where it is no longer working, each person is likely to feel different to how they felt in the beginning. When they spend time in each others company, they could be thinking about how long it will be until their time together will come to an end.
However, ... Views: 93
Peace in the world starts with ourselves first. When we learn to find inner peace, we can then start to create global peace. Most of us are not able to leave our lives and go become activists or join a movement. However, by setting an example in our communities we can create a ripple effect that ... Views: 84
Create real understanding and communication with your partner.
Learn the best techniques and strategies to ignite the love, passion and excitement you felt at the beginning of the relationship.
Marriage ... Views: 80
One of my all-time favorite teenage book, The Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti, imparts many love advice I truly believe in. It is about a 16-year-old girl named Quinn who was surrounded by other people’s heartbreak that made her playing it safe when it comes to love. Prince ... Views: 142
Forgiveness can sometimes feel impossible or even undesirable. Other times, we forgive only to be hurt again and conclude that forgiving was foolish. Both situations arise from confusion about what forgiveness really means. Forgiveness doesn’t require that we forget or condone another’s actions ... Views: 114
If someone was asked why they use social media, they may say that it’s because it allows them to stay in touch with their friends. It could be said that this is not much of a surprise, and this is because this is how social media is often portrayed.
One of these sites has even promoted ... Views: 103
ANCESTRY: An Extraordinary Travel Back From Slavery To Royalty
By Stephanie Adams-Nicolai
II. Native Americans
III. American Pioneers
IV. Knights Templar And Crusaders
V. European Nobility And Royalty
VI. Castles Titles And Names
VII. Ancient ... Views: 585
I could write on and on about what you can do, should do, must do, and could do. We have all been frustrated with and in our relationships especially regarding a juicy relationship for couples. I had one of my students write me an entire letter the other day on all the ways she hated everything ... Views: 139
Are you looking for a nanny in New York City? Unsure of where to start and what to look for? There are many nanny agencies out there that provide quality assured nannies but how can you be sure that she is fit for your family.
Which Of The Nanny Agencies In New York City Should You ... Views: 73
Many families avoid visiting a local nanny agency in New York City and prefer to find someone through advertisements in the New York City newspapers or through contacts.
What Are These Myths?
Nannies cost more - This is not true. Agencies do not charge extra as it would be against their ... Views: 66
Dear Dr. Romance:
I like your article "Stupid Cupid" and find that all your down-to-earth questions should be applicable in a daily life of a relationship. I will forward it to my friends. I'm writing you about a guy that I met at my dance class. I ... Views: 128
Dear Dr. Romance:
I like your article "Stupid Cupid" and find that all your down-to-earth questions should be applicable in a daily life of a relationship. I will forward it to my friends. I'm writing you about a guy that I met at my dance class. I ... Views: 158
In order for someone to experience intimacy, it will be important for them to open up to others. However, this is not to say that they should simply open up to anyone, and this is because doing so would lead to problems.
When one opens up to another they are putting themselves in a ... Views: 97
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: 183
An infant is a word generally used to describe a child between the age of one month to one year.As an infant is being brought back home,a lot has to be considered in order to make sure that the life it is about to have, has to be comfortable both with it and the mother as well.Various factors ... Views: 85
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: 130
Weeks ago, I had lunch with one of my best friends at McDonald’s. We talked about many things to catch up since we were both busy with work. We talked about our other friends. How are they? What are they up to? Do we still communicate with them? Sadly, the answer relies on social media. We are ... Views: 72
Are you bored with your usual date night set up? Dinner for two at your favorite restaurant and watch a movie after that. Then do the same every week. Seems like the cycle never ends? No worries. I got you covered. I made a list of date night ideas you can write on your bucket list of ... Views: 104
Whether you've already married or might want to be, why not learn an easy way to keep your relationship happy and lifelong?
Regardless of life's ups and downs, if you've chosen your partner well, you can continue to enjoy romance, romance, intimacy, and teamwork. You'll deal with issues ... Views: 117
“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: 90
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: 85
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: 135
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: 149
Dear Dr. Romance:I read your article about "Age Differences in Dating" and thought you might be interested in a case history. I was married to a younger man for twenty years.He was 21 and I was 40 when we met.I had been in a very unhappy marriage for twenty years and had three ... Views: 160
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: 145
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: 169