Controlling Behavior: Are Your Eyes On Your Partner’s Plate?
It is often tempting to tell others what to do, especially when it is obvious that they are not taking care of themselves. Discover why this usually backfires and what to do instead.
How Relationships Can Be Easy – 4 Keys to Loving Relationships
Creating a loving relationship doesn’t have to be as hard as you might think! As most of us know, relationships can be very challenging. We generally enter a relationship with many unhealed wounds from childhood.
Why Forgiveness Is Not About Closure, But Resolution
One of the purposes of conflict resolution is forgiveness, so quarrels are stopped quickly, for if they’re prolonged, hatred is stirred up, which leads to strife. And this is a lamentable result in any event; reprehensible between, or involving, Christians, who are devoted to their Lord of love.
Everything Old Is Getting Older Still
A friend of mine has a saying, “I’m going to get as old as I possibly can get.” From what I can tell, he has. I must agree with his sentiment. Of course, the alternative is… well you know. Another friend of mine likes to tell me, “Brother, you’re only as old as you feel.” I am not sure how old feels or if wrinkles are involved. But, I am feeling quite fine, thank you. Just the other day the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage came in from her workshop, sat down on the couch and said, “Whew, I feel like a hundred.” At the time, I did not know if she was talking about dollars, pounds or years. Being the old fogey that I am, I know there are times when silence is golden and this was one of those golden moments. But, what does a hundred feel like? Is there some special sensation that pulsates through the body when a person reaches that age level? Or, is it the absence of anything pulsating through your body?
How To Forgive
Do you want to forgive yourself or someone else, but you just can’t seem to get there? Learn how to forgive in this article.
The Gifts Of Laughter And Tears
When you do not allow yourself to express yourself with laughter and tears, physical pain, due to stress and a lack of passion for life, may be the result. Ron grew up in a household where laughter and tears were never expressed. Anger was the main feeling expressed by his mother, while his father was mostly withdrawn.
Kind at the Beginning, Critical Later – Why?
How often have you had the experience of feeling someone’s kindness, only to feel deeply criticized as the relationship progressed? This was Leslie’s experience and she is struggling with whether or not it was her fault: “My last relationship started with him being kind and attentive, but ended with him criticizing and blaming me. I am worried that I turned him into this.
Relationships: Are Some People More Interested In What People Say Than What They Do?
It has been said that what people do is more important than what they say, and this going to come down to the fact that actions speak louder than words. As while it is easy for someone to say something, it is going to take a lot more effort for them to do something.
She’s Not A Horse
He wondered if she had all her teeth. She seldom smiled, and when she did, she put her hand over her mouth. If he were at a horse auction, he could have had the seller or the auctioneer open the horse’s mouth so he could examine her teeth for himself, but since this was a social event, the only thing he could think of doing was to try to make her laugh.
Relationships: Why Do Some Relationships Come To An End When One Person Has Therapy?
In the beginning of a relationship, everything can be going fine, and then as it progress certain issues can appear. This can then cause one of them to wonder how the other person could have changed so much.