Why Do People Get Married?‏

Everyone knows that there are ups and downs to putting a ring on it! Yet, thousands of couples get married every year. Love seems to be the main reason. What's Love got to do with it? A lot. AND Love is never enough! Love usually tops the list with most people. Companionship is a close second. Marriage usually involves tradition, religion, family and/or culture. Signing papers conveys respectability. You don't need a marriage certificate or label to be happy. It's a public declaration of love … [Read more...]

The History of the Engagement Ring @ Uma Campbell

The History of the Engagement Ring Today’s media circus of seven-figure celebrity and royal weddings would have us believe that current generations have all but invented the pomp of the marriage ceremony, but in many ways we’re simply seeing a very glitzy reinvention of a very old wheel.  Regarding the tradition of engagement rings, the use of circular bands as a symbol of commitment is almost as old as the institution of marriage itself.  While there have been detours and variations - … [Read more...]

The Couples Commitment Code‏, Larry James

Couples Commitment Code   Is a promise to stay together, come what may and if one decides to leave, the other partner goes with them - partners for good. A couple's level of commitment to this "Couples Commitment Code" is an idea of the mind that bears witness to the thought that when it comes to your relationship, there is no possibility that the love energy you feel together could ever feel the same alone. This idea greatly influences the tone of the relationship. Couples … [Read more...]

Is Your Life All It Was Cut Out to Be?

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein   Hi there! I’m Celestine Chua (Celes for short; Chinese: 蔡筱芬) and I’m a Personal Excellence Coach, Blogger, Speaker, and student of life. (Add me on Facebook and Twitter @celestinechua.) I was born and raised in Singapore and currently living here as well. I’m the founder of Personal Excellence, #1 community for people … [Read more...]

‘Relationships are a Full-time job, don’t apply if not ready’

To have a really terrific relationship you don't have to do everything right. Human nature pretty much says that you won't always get it right. However, you DO have to stay focused on doing whatever it takes, all of the time. Do what your conscience tells you is right. Shower each other with Love. If that sounds like a full-time job... it is! While I realize that this is an awesome "take responsibility for your relationship" assignment, if you really love each other this mission is … [Read more...]

Marriage in the New Millenium – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Marriage in the New Millenium     The Millennial Generation in the U.S., the first generation to come of age in the new millennium, values parenthood and marriage “far above career and financial success,” according to a Feb. 24 report on a 2010 Pew Research Center survey. However, the Millennials are not “rushing to the altar” to get married, the Pew Center said. Titled “Millennials: Generation Next,” the report profiles the roughly 50 million members of this … [Read more...]

The ABC’s of Virtue?

The ABC's of Virtue... The FOUR CARDINAL VIRTUES Temperance Prudence Fortitude Justice 'tis the Season to work towards Peace in our Homes, where Charity should begin.... ___________________________________ Assertiveness Being assertive means being positive and confident. You are aware that you are a worthy person with your own special gifts. You think for yourself and express your own ideas. You know what you stand for and what you won’t stand … [Read more...]

‘Some Women Can’t Commit’ – CelebrateLove.com: Bob Bryce, Guest Author

    Some Women Can’t Commit   It’s a fact of life for the modern lady, committing to someone is far more difficult than it used to be. 'Commitment means compromise.' Women complain that there are no eligible men anymore and that they have trouble finding anyone who matches up to their most basic requirements. It’s not very often that you would hear a man saying that there aren’t enough eligible females out there and could say they are too picky though.   Men used to be … [Read more...]

Cortney Litwin – Celebrating Your FEBRUARY Forcast

Your February Forecast   February 1-28, 2011  The airy energy from multiple Aquarius-Libra connections is sure to energize socializing for most of the month. There will be plenty of opportunities to flirt, laugh and enjoy moments with your lover and friends. It’s an appropriate vibe for the month that hosts Valentine’s Day.   Feel the love and share your heart!     Transit Tales The New Moon conjunct Mars in friendly Aquarius on February 2 can intensify your desire to connect with friends, … [Read more...]

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