All posts tagged: Relationships

Why Do We Experience Conflict?

If we’re on our second marriage, and it’s working well, and we’ve figured out some stuff and grown wiser, and we’re living a rich experience, we’re not likely to look back and wish that we’d made it work with our first partner. But we are […]

How Our Kids Teach Us Unconditional Acceptance

We never outgrow the basic need we had as children for love, expressed through concentrated attention, affection and unconditional acceptance. And we’re all walking around looking for it, all the time. Loving people without conditions means accepting them exactly as they are. “Even if you […]

We Teach People How To Treat Us

We’re constantly training people in how to treat us. When we show them that a certain word or look from them will get a consistent reaction from us, we’re training them to use that word or look whenever they want that reaction. And when we’ve […]

10 Keys For Managing Beliefs

Life will be as wonderful or as terrible as we believe it is. Our daily lives are the result of what we tell ourselves. Our attitudes develop out of the thoughts we choose. Beliefs are just thoughts we repeat until they seem true. If we […]

15 Keys For Loving And Being Loved

In every interaction, whether we’re creating a special dinner or starting an argument, we’re searching for an opportunity to share love. Whether we love ourselves affects everything else in life, including our relationships, career, finances and health. Loving ourselves means not holding someone else responsible […]

Why Romance Phase Doesn’t Last

During romance phase, life is perfect for everyone. We’re on our best behavior, because we want to impress and please each other. We start out thinking, “It makes me feel so good when you adore and appreciate me. So I’m going to show you only […]