Articles ScreenshotTo Be Loved As To Love
Ernie Larson, author of "Stage II Recovery" and other works, uses a wonderful metaphor for relationships. If you picture yourself as a telephone pole, he says, and the other person as a telephone pole, you can see your relationship as the line strung between you. You can't hold up both ends by yourself.
I tell you that, because I want to tell you this: There's a lot of wonderful relationship a ...ReadMoreThe 7 Unfailing Laws of Successful Relationships
Copyright 2005 Brenda Shoshanna
Most think that relationships exist to make them happy. When they find that special person, they believe that love will naturally grow. But in relationships we encounter everything, challenges, joy, fulfillment, loss. Yet, despite all training in life, we seldom learn about the knitty gritty of relationships, how to build the relationship in a way that brings out ...ReadMoreFor A Special Anniversary: Renew Your Vows
Why are vow renewals so uncommon? I really don't understand.
Isn't it natural to go back to the place where, as a young
couple, you first committed your lives to each other?
In a world where marriages are falling apart every day, we
should celebrate the marriages that are making it through the
tough times. A vow renewal is a great way to tell your husband
how much you cherish him, an ...ReadMoreInfidelity: How “My Marriage Made Me Do It” is a Cop-out
Ask someone why they had, or are having an affair and you may hear
something like this: “I have a lousy marriage. My marriage is dead. There
is no intimacy, no sex, and no excitement. The love is gone. We’ve grown
apart. I can’t stand the marriage. There was nothing happening in the
marriage and the affair just happened.”
These statements are rationalizations and fail to “ ...ReadMoreDo You Love Yourself?
Always feeling insecurity over your love relationship? So much so to the extent of even feeling suspicious, doubting your partner’s love for you? Well though it might not exactly always be your fault but still I must say, this is the beginning of a very unhealthy relationship. In the long run, it might even lead to an end of the relationship.
I should believe that you are having such thoughts b ...ReadMore