Today’s article is a popular topic that many men and women want to vent about. Things can be quite confusing in a new relationship, especially when they start out fast and furious! The initial excitement is very addictive but unfortunately, it often ends just as fast as it started.
What’s going on? Why can’t some people seem to get past the early stages of a partnership even though everything is so amazing? Why does it fizzle out? Are the expectations too much and is the checklist too high maintenance?
Often when we meet someone who fits all the criteria that…
Many of us have close friends outside our relationships but is it OK to have a “deep emotional connection” with someone other than our partner?
Having an emotional connection is a really important part of your relationship and should be a very high priority on your checklist. While I am not a believer in high maintenance lists, you should always have at least 5 non-negotiable characteristics that need to be met before you commit to an exclusive partnership.
Your formative years growing up have a big impact on some of the choices you make as an adult. This is especially true when it comes to repeating dating and relationship patterns that aren’t working for you. If you weren’t shown love in your young life at home, you could have some big concerns when it comes to trust, and understanding what love truly means for you today.
It’s never too late to find love in your life but the first step is to own that there may be some damaging childhood dialogue that needs to be removed.
Today on Medium I discuss my client’s story. Sherry gave me her permission to talk about our sessions as she wants other people to understand that all is not lost after dealing with a very difficult breakup.
“There can definitely be love again when you take the right steps to allow yourself to get there.”
Sherry shares what she learned during our four months together and how she moved forward in a healthy way, which eventually led her to happiness with a new partner one year after her ex broke her heart.
Sometimes those tough scenarios lead you to a…
It is one thing to have a photo wall somewhere in the house but I think it is disrespectful to have photos of anyone's ex in the bedroom. (Especially one where they are embracing and showing their obvious love for one another.)
We all have a past and some great memories from our ex's but that doesn't mean that our new partner has to be reminded of it too. Perhaps he could just put them in a photo album and save the wall for loving photos of you as a couple.