Archive for the 'Pain' Category
 

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.

Whitney Houston: A Life Well Lived

Apr. 4th 2012
While many continue to criticize the songstress’s lifestyle and even sanity in her later years, I applaud her authenticity and courage to live life on her own terms – no matter what anyone else thought or said about her.

Should I Help Raise a Child I Didn’t Want?

Feb. 25th 2012
Whether to have children is a very big (and very personal) decision. And it can really get complicated when factoring a partner’s desires into the equation.

It’s Controversial

Jan. 30th 2012
Here's what to do about those home-wrecking "other women."

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.

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.

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.

Rape or Regretted Sex?

Oct. 5th 2011
There is a difference between regretted sex and rape.

Adult-Child Anger When Parents Divorce

Sep. 24th 2011
Divorce is hard on children, but when those children are grown, it can be even harder.

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.

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

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

Set Some Rules for Disagreements in Your Relationship

Jul. 4th 2011
Keep minor disagreements from becoming full-blown arguments by creating some rules for engagement in your relationship.

The Manipulative Nature of Public Proposals

May. 27th 2011
If you're going to pop the question in public, be pretty sure about the answer.

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.

Arnold and Maria: Does Their Split Really Concern You?

May. 19th 2011
Expecting perfection from political couples might be unfair – to them and to you.

Men and Women: We’re in it Together

May. 15th 2011
There are no "women's issues" or "men's issues," because what affects you affects the ones you love.