If you’ve been through a separation or divorce with kids, you probably understand how tough things can be. Most likely, you and the ex feel differently about how to raise the kids. Or maybe it’s been tough because you don’t get to see your kids enough. Perhaps the ex is draining you dry financially, and you just can’t seem to get ahead. All these issues can lead to court battles, emotionally-draining disagreements, and hard feelings that begin destroying your inner peace and happiness. So is there anything you can do that’s guaranteed to make the situation any easier? While some people won’t respond to any sanity, I would say that in about 90 percent of situations, yes, you can. [Read more…]
Unless you’re just in it for hookups, everyone wants more lasting love in their relationship, right? So how can we receive more of it?
Experiences with my current committed partner prompted me to try a little experiment addressing this question. So far, it has produced some pretty amazing results. I’ll share what I’ve learned below. [Read more…]
One of the most fulfilling parts of a relationship is feeling like your partner really listens to you. This goes beyond simply hearing. It’s easy to talk and be heard, but it takes a higher level of awareness to really listen—to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate –while your partner is sharing their thoughts, opinions, and feelings. Really listening and responding to your partner brings a level of social intimacy that is deeply satisfying. [Read more…]
Some will say that you can never completely get over your ex-wife or husband. Do I agree? Partially. I believe it’s better to say that you can never forget. But get past them? Yes. Learn to thrive? Absolutely. It’s not as hard as it seems, even though you may be currently feeling utterly cheated in life. [Read more…]