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May 28, 2010

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When we lose someone we love, it is only natural to grieve. But when we lose something like a relationship, or a contract, or a item we were really attached to, we often don’t know how to respond with anything other than grief. At some point, it may help if you ask: How does this […]

Your lizard and your thighs

May 26, 2010

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We’ve got two beautiful pools in the condo community where I live. So naturally, I take advantage of this. Put on my bathing suit, head down to the pool and spend an hour or two there some afternoons. And of course I can’t help but notice that there are quite a few beautiful, tan, model-esque […]

Dysfunctional Dating Pattern #1

May 24, 2010

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Being in my line of work as a dating and relationship coach, I am privy to some of the most common dating disasters women make. Add to this not settling down until I was in my 30’s and you can just imagine the amount of ¬†material I have on this subject. One of the first […]

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May 21, 2010

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“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability…to be alive is to be vulnerable.” -Madeleine L’Engle

Four people who will waste your energy in conversations

May 21, 2010

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In my last post, I discussed one of the most important relationship tools anyone can use to deepen their relationship with someone they love-empathetic listening. Listening and communicating with empathy can be transformative. But let’s face it-there are some people with whom this communication tool will be a waste of your time. Why? Because some […]

The most important (and rarely used) communication tool

May 19, 2010

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Several weeks ago, while on Facebook, I noticed a status update from a girl I went to high school with stating how hurt and disappointed she was.¬†She and her fiance decided not to invite children to their wedding and some of her guests were declining their invitations because of this. Her post had over 25 […]

If you want a better relationship, stop this bad habit.

May 17, 2010

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There’s a disturbing trend I’ve been noticing lately with women in relationships. I feel obligated to write a post specifically to women who need a little reality check about their communication styles. Over and over, my female clients complain about disrespectful communication from men. They say how they feel disrespected when their boyfriend looks at […]

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May 14, 2010

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It’s Friday. Like the rest of us, you’re probably happy the work week is over and getting ready for the weekend. Making plans, calling friends, thinking about who you might run into and what you’re going to wear. Somewhere, in the hustle and bustle of ending your work week and starting your weekend, find five […]

How to “work” on love

May 12, 2010

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In yesterday’s post, I asked you to list all the things you think you would have if you had a man, things that you currently don’t think you have now. I want you to look at each item on your list. For each item, I want you to answer the questions-So what am I making […]

If I had a man…

May 11, 2010

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We’re going to play a little game. I want you to answer this statement by filling in the blank: If I had a man, _________________________________. If you had a man or a boyfriend or a husband or a great relationship (whatever it is you really want) how do you think your life would be different? […]