I was writing an entirely different post about why soulmates are a pain in the ass when I came up with the idea that relationships are like picnics – and then I got completely carried away.   It is Summer, though   One: Don’t serve left-overs from other picnics that [...]

Relationships are like picnics – Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts

There is no aspect of life more ripe with opportunities to grow than our relationships.  It also seems to be perhaps the most difficult and often painful way to learn.   Sometimes, I get the distinct impression that I may have been a little over confident when I signed up [...]

The rollercoaster of unhealthy relationships

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein   Today I’d like to talk to you about getting unstuck from unhealthy situations in important relationships.  I have heard it said that 99% of the solution to any problem is to become [...]

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Holidays can be the most wonderful time of the year but they can also be the most difficult.   There is something about the message that this particular time should be full of joy that can create a lot more pressure for people who aren’t feeling particularly joyful for various [...]

How to survive the most wonderful time of the year ...

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I saw this photo on the web today and I just had to buy the poster.    To me it says so much about what so many women I know yearn for in relationship:  To be able to be the driven woman,  charging ahead towards her goals and yet to also [...]

The alpha woman in love – does your success hurt ...

I have a new post on Lifehack this week, with some advice about first dates which you can check out here if that pertains to you. If on the other hand, the days of first dates are happily far behind you, I also have something for you! Have you have [...]

Ten Tips for tremendous first dates and one of the ...