Archive for the 'Faith' Category
 

Why Fear a Pretty Face?

Jul. 30th 2012
In life and love, fear will keep you from getting what you want.

From Marriage to Co-Parenting: Redefining a Relationship

Jul. 8th 2012
If your ex is still a good parent to your children, consider yourself blessed.

When Partners Do Things We Do Not Like

May. 14th 2012
What does your partner do that drives you crazy? Are you capable of simply accepting that quality or behavior as part of who your mate is, and not considering it a ploy designed to infuriate you?

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.

Who Says I Have to be Happy?

Mar. 4th 2012
Happiness is a measure by which I evaluate what (and who) is working well in my life. What you choose to value in romantic relationships is up to you.

The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

Jan. 2nd 2012
This week, I am proud to present my first video blog, “The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make.” The text is also available for those who prefer reading the blog to watching me run my mouth. Friends and family have already been kind enough to give me feedback and pointers on both my presentation and the content, and I am anxious to hear yours as well. So, what do you believe to be the most important decision you will ever make?

A Perspective Against “Manning Up”

Dec. 27th 2011
Only you can determine what you value in life and/or how you behave in order to be "a man” or "a woman.”

Monogamy = Love?

Dec. 19th 2011
My second guest blogger, Jill Nelson discusses why women so often conflate a monogamous relationship with love.

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.

What’s the Difference Between Settling and Compromising?

Nov. 6th 2011
Settling and compromising are both necessary components of the decision-making process, and neither is “good” or “bad.”

Married Couples are NOT Necessarily Happier

Aug. 22nd 2011
Research shows unhappily-married people to be far less content with life than their single counterparts.

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.

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

Jul. 14th 2011
The Queen of Soul says, “Don’t be afraid to grow out of love.”

I’ve Got Lots of Women

May. 9th 2011
It’s a time to thank all of the women in your life.

Wedding-Day Advice for the Royal Couple

Apr. 29th 2011
Here’s some Frank Love for the fairy-tale couple whose relationship has become a world-wide obsession.

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”?

Don’t Take a Chance on Love

Apr. 20th 2011
Are you hesitant to get into a relationship because you’re afraid to take a chance on love?

How to Be a “Powerful Person in a Partnership”

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

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.

“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?

How to Deal When the Interest Isn’t Mutual

Jan. 31st 2011
Attraction and rejection are parts of life. The ability to deal with them, especially rejection, is a skill.

How Your Mate Can Make You a Better Person

Jan. 20th 2011
You partner can help you acquire the skills and/or achieve the accomplishments that you'd like...if you ask.

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?

Overcome the Illusion of Scarcity; Don’t Leave Your Partner Out in the Cold

Sep. 19th 2010
Effective partnerships are all over the place. Appreciate them.
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You Cannot Trust Your Man

Sep. 5th 2010
Typically, when we profess to trust our mate, we are either lying or misusing the term. Most likely we are lying with an intent to project some virtuous responsibility upon our mate, with the hope that s/he will continually protect our feelings and make us feel safe.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part II

Aug. 8th 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part I

Aug. 2nd 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

An Important Distinction in Many Successful Relationships

Jul. 26th 2010
"Knowing" a person is more important than what many of us call "trusting" him/her any day.