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How Meditation — Yes, Meditation — Led Me To True Love

Meditation leads a yoga teacher to love without an agenda or judgment.The way Francesco broke up with me was as simple as it was shocking. It was a Saturday afternoon in July and we'd just seen a movie at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.Riding the subway back downtown, we sat side by s...

Why Using This One Little Word Is Slowly Killing Your Relationship

Small word, big damage. You can't understand why your boyfriend or husband claims you don't show him any respect. You're baffled that your wife or girlfriend says you're "impossible" to please.None of what your partner says makes sense to you because, in your mind, you're always ...

How To Let Go Of Depression And Welcome Joy Back Into Your Life

Even long-term depression can be overcome.Depression is more than a blue day, sadness, or even a broken heart, although it happens because of such things and feels a lot like the blues. If you’ve ever had a real depression, you know what I mean.It's usually seen as something that requires ...

Before You Have An Affair, Remember This

Before you cheat...Back in 2013, Newsweek reported that the website Ashley Madison received $50 million-dollar in a Hedge Fund investment. Sounds like cheating pays, right?Intrigued, I headed over to Ashley Madison to see what this money-making cheaters site was all about. It appears women sign up for fr...

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

I wanted to leave, but I didn't know how ... Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There's no answer you can possibly understand.Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me.I'm one of the lucky ones....

5 Ways To Balance Your Love Life And Career Without Killing Yourself

Write these down.By Christina MacresNo one ever said managing a career was easy. Throw a relationship into the mix and you've got career suicide, right? Wrong.While we'd all love to forgo a day of work in exchange for a fun-filled day with our significant other, having a strong relationshi...

5 Sure Signs You're A Jealous, Possessive Mess

Chill out, Nancy Drew.Extreme jealousy is one of the most destructive things in a relationship. Engaging in jealous behaviors and suspicions is not cute. It does not let your significant other know you really care. And it definitely will not strengthen your relationship.An occasional, mildly jea...

10 Ways To Reignite The Fire In Your Marriage

Have you come to a point in your relationship where you feel the spark is gone?Isn't it so sad when you come to a point in your relationship that you feel that the flame and spark of love that used to be so strong and fiery has died down? As sad as this may seem, know it is just normal for c...

Don't Freak Out! How To Stop Feeling Powerless When Your Man Disappears

He wooed and pursued you, and now he's drifting away.Do you feel completely turned upside down, perplexed as to how the relationship you’re in went south? Was he once all about you, telling you that he could see himself with you forever, that you were everything he was always looking for in a wom...

9 Divorce Myths You Need To Ignore (And What To Do Instead)

It's not always what you think.There are a lot of myths about divorce and divorce statistics that keep infecting our society. For starters, despite what we’ve heard, the divorce rate actually is not 50 percent. In fact, that number is actually one that was a projected number based on the fac...

21 Signs You're In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Healthy relationships don't make you feel this way.Domestic violence seems to be at the forefront of the media more and more frequently these days. This is in part due to abusive incidents involving sports figures or celebrities coming to light, as well as YouTubers and public figures speaking a...
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