"So if you have a teen who presents as been egotistical, chances are that he or she feels very inadequate in a significant portion if not most aspects of their lives. Remember, empty bottles make the loudest noise." Read More
One of the trickiest things about intimacy is that it requires that we allow ourselves to be judged. And not just judged, but judged guilty.
Entering willingly into an intimate relationship involves stepping up as ourselves, with all of our baggage and none of our armor. Of course, in practice, it doesn’t actually work that way Read More
June is the month of romance and marriage. Yes, a real wedding--a glamorously formal one in a church or a breezily informal one at the seashore--can be wonderful. The romantic in us can't help feeling moved by all the ceremony and circumstance. . . . Read More
One of my favorite personal grooming chores is going to the hairdresser. I usually enter the salon with my mind racing in all directions of tasks yet undone. But after the pampering, focus, and single beauty nurturing of my hairdresser, I leave feeling lovely and ready to face the world with renewed light and cheer not only from my new do, but from my very soul. Read More
The goal for anybody looking for a relationship is to find that special someone who "completes you," who meshes with your personality and character so well that you coexist in perfect harmony like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. But if you can't find this perfect fit, you may have to compromise. But how much compromise is too much? Read More
Did you know more people trust infomercials and used car salesmen than organizational leaders? In an era where skeptical has turned cynical about everyone from politicians to priests, how do we reengage the trust of those we work with? How do we reengage our own? Read More
Couples in successful relationships have some things in common. Much of the time it's not about what they do or don't do, it's about who they are as people and how they behave with each other. Here are some of the many ways the happiest of couples interact with each other. Read More
Our social need to be loved comes out of our primal need to belong; the natural evolution of a basic survival instinct. The sense that we lack a certain intimacy in our primary relationship can often prompt us to seek out the false intimacy of fantasy relationships that are the bread and butter of emotional infidelity. Read More
1. a. Unfaithfulness to a sexual partner, especially a spouse.
b. An act of sexual unfaithfulness.
2. Lack of fidelity or loyalty.
3. Lack of religious belief. Read More
Winning is everything. Good guys finish last. May the best team win. Champions are built on teamwork. These are some of the proverbs that reflect the universal tension between behaving as an individual to get ahead and blending into a group to get ahead. Read More