Silence is golden, so shut up and get rich! My geography teacher used to say this to the class all the time. But there is no wealth in the silent treatment, silent brooding, or the silence that occurs when people stop speaking to each other. We need to keep in mind that quiet is not the same as peace. If we avoid dealing with problems, sharing Read more
Interpersonal relationships are so important. Having people in your life is essential to feeling connected and happy. When we have trouble in relationships, it affects our mood, our feelings of success, and our interest in activities.
Our connection to others is based on our ability to share and receive information with them. Sharing information with someone takes trust in their respect for your Read more
Do you focus you emotional energy in a relationship on being smarter, stronger, and right? Many of us are not even aware we are doing it. Think back, when was the last time you said you were sorry to someone, admitted being wrong to someone, or acknowledged hurting someone’s feelings without giving an excuse about why it happened.
Ok, this is a big topic. Ever wonder why it is, that you could be feeling so loved and adored by your partner and then when you commit to the relationship, all the sparks fall away? Then you wonder, “did I do something wrong”? Many people have heard the term, “the thrill of the chase”, but what is really happening.
How do you achieve that perfect union? The relationship where we see eye to eye, we respect each other, we are patient, we are helpful, with full trust and love for each other.
Wanting to be liked is normal. Wanting to be liked by everyone is unrealistic. In an effort to be liked by everyone, we inevitably ignore the fact that we are striving to be liked by people that we do not actually like.
Emotional intelligence affects how well you interact with family, friends, and spouses. Your social skills affect your ability to influence others, manage conflict, work well in teams, and several other key interpersonal skills. You want to win in life, improve your social skills, a key component in emotional intelligence.
The process of meeting the right person is exactly that, a process. This means that some relationships will fail. But sometimes, relationships fail because we do not recognize the behaviors and ideas that are harmful to our spouse and ourselves. To determine if the relationship that you are in is on a dangerous path, you need to have some understanding of why relationships fail. If you are chronically losing people whom you would like to keep in your life, be certain that you are not engaging in any negative behaviors that push people away.
As relationships progress, having sex with your partner often changes into making love with your partner. If you are not sure how to tell if you have been making love or having sex, there are some key differences that will help differentiate the two. Read more
We grow up dreaming of falling in love at first sight because it’s the most romantic event that could ever occur. Most fairytales and romantic movies are based on this idea. What is the likelihood that you will live such a special event in your life? Like most movie scenes, love at first sight is fictional.