Tag Archives: Relationship

The Secret To Defeating Defensiveness

Do you know someone who enters conversations with their dukes up? Maybe it’s a colleague or boss at work. Or maybe it’s someone around the dinner table or at family gatherings.  You know, the person you wish would just relax, take a chill pill, and stop arguing and interrupting. You’ve probably done everything humanly possible…

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Is LOVE Taking You For a Ride?

With V-Day upon us, it’s the perfect time to take inventory of the many kinds of love in our lives. Whether you’re a parent or a partner, a sibling or a soul sister—whatever the relationship, there’s always a give and take. While sometimes unspoken, each person brings their own hopes and dreams to the relationship…

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Have You Ever Been Flaked On?

...you know, when you make plans with someone and they’re a no-show. Are you the one who takes commitment seriously and often find yourself disappointed and hurt when others cancel at the last minute? OR Do you make commitments with others and reserve the right to CHANGE YOUR MIND depending on how you feel in…

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Digging Deeper for Love

“All the buried seeds crack open in the dark, the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.”  Mark Nepo As far as I’m concerned, surrender is a swear word.  I’ve spent a large part of my life in resistance and have only recently come to realize it’s because I’m addicted to the-need-to-know.  I…

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What’s the Key to Your Heart?

In the previous blog, I began discussing about the importance of knowing ourselves first and asking for what we need before we can build a meaningful, lasting relationship with others.  I am now writing in order to build upon that theme and how well-intentioned people can love one another and also miss the boat on…

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Be Your Own Valentine

With Valentine's Day upon us, I’m reminded that although it only takes the click of a mouse to ‘friend’ another via social media, friending yourself is a much more difficult task. It means getting clear about what you want and having the courage to express those wants to others.  This is not something we have…

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