Archive for the 'Disrespect' Category
 

Kudos to Kudrow

Sep. 3rd 2012
In a recent graduation speech, Lisa Kudrow told young people not to take risks. And, believe it or not, I agree with her.

How Bad Was Bobby Brown?

May. 27th 2012
How much of what you read or hear about other people’s romantic partnerships do you actually believe?

Are Relationships Sacred?

Apr. 23rd 2012
Are there aspects of your relationship that are too “sacred” to even discuss? If so, you might be headed for turbulence.

Monogamy: How Important is It to You?

Apr. 16th 2012
Considering the emotional, financial and even bodily damage that infidelity can bring about, it’s worth discussing your thoughts on the issue with your mate.

Why I Suspect My Partner is Cheating on Me

Jan. 23rd 2012
A key to a healthy, productive relationship is not learning how to spot the signs of an affair; it is to stop worrying about it.

Are My Saggy Pants Really Hurting You?

Jan. 16th 2012
Do you use condemnation as a way to manipulate others into doing and behaving how you think they should?

The Other Side of a Table and a Marriage

Nov. 21st 2011
When we stop blaming our former partners, and understanding the roles that we played in failed relationships, we may find peace, personal growth and a chance at new love.

The Beauty of Hank Williams’ “Obama” Comment

Oct. 17th 2011
If we censor and censure people who say things we don’t want to hear, we may struggle to understand them.

Abuse or a Learning Experience: You Pick

Sep. 17th 2011
If you can learn and grow from an experience, it isn’t abuse. It is a learning opportunity.

Verbal Abuse: The Whole Truth

Aug. 31st 2011
When people "put you down," they might actually be doing you a favor.

Having Less Pain in Your Relationship

Aug. 13th 2011
Has your mate ever done something that hurt you? A new study suggests that it probably wasn’t as painful as you remember.

To Snoop or Not to Snoop on Your Partner

Aug. 4th 2011
Are you thinking about (or already) checking your partner's e-mails, text messages or call logs? And is doing so getting you anywhere?

Frank Love on Satoshi Kanazawa’s Comparison of Black Women to Women of Other Races

Jun. 13th 2011
Satoshi Kanazawa’s conclusion may be wrong, but the public outrage says more about the protestors than it does about him.

Arnold and Maria (Part II): A Wildly Successful Relationship

May. 24th 2011
Success is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to relationships.

How to Abuse Yourself and Blame Others

Apr. 24th 2011
“Abuse” is term that is thrown around pretty liberally in our society. But do you abuse the word “abuse”?

How to Be a “Powerful Person in a Partnership”

Apr. 12th 2011
Who is powerful in your relationship?

Everyone Poots: Acceptance in Relationships

Apr. 2nd 2011
Are you accepting of your loved ones – even the unpleasant parts?

Relationship Balance: The Key to Doing What You Want – and Keeping Your Friends

Mar. 21st 2011
If you want to keep your friends and lovers, you will have to strike a balance between what you want and what they ask of you.

Clichés: Are You Saying What You Mean?

Mar. 16th 2011
When expressing our romantic thoughts and feelings, we can be far more effective (and genuine) if we skip the cliches and get a bit more creative.

Walking Away Doesn’t Mean You Have Healed

Mar. 9th 2011
Do you have a history of being treated badly by the opposite sex? Here’s what you can do about it.

“I Don’t Know Where My Boyfriend Lives”

Mar. 1st 2011
Everybody has secrets. But can you get comfortable with what you don't know about your partner?

I Love You More Because I Call You More

Feb. 22nd 2011
Self improvement can be satisfying. However, it is not necessary to beat oneself up along the way.

Your Relationship Needs Your Ego

Feb. 9th 2011
Egos play an inevitable role in any healthy relationship. Accept your partner's and create an environment where both of your egos can peacefully co-exist.

“We” May Not Be Representative of Me

Jan. 11th 2011
Please consider speaking only for yourself, even when you are in a relationship.

That “Dead-Beat” Parent is Dead to Me

Jan. 4th 2011
An illusion of death may be just what your psyche needs to let go of the pain that may accompany a mate leaving you and your children in common.

The ”Other Woman,” Your New Best Friend

Dec. 14th 2010
"Infidelity" may lead to better results than you ever thought imaginable.

“Your Partner’s Feelings Do Not Matter…”

Dec. 7th 2010
Be honest with yourself and your mate about who you are. And be clear about what your own wants, needs and desires are before considering anyone else's.

How to Deal With an “Untrustworthy” Mate

Nov. 30th 2010
Is your partner "untrustworthy" or do you simply think they are? And do you still wish to remain in the relationship anyway?

Disrespect Between the Sexes…Who Cares?

Nov. 7th 2010
Judging a couple's relationship dynamics as "disrespectful" can be disrespectful.