How Can Online Therapy Help Me Get Through a Breakup?

A breakup can be challenging to go through, regardless of how long you’ve been together. If you’ve been together with your partner for years, the sudden life change is not only tough to deal with, but when combined with other emotions you’re feeling, it can be debilitating. Even if your relationship just lasted a few weeks, there are circumstances where it can be difficult to cope with. For example, if the relationship was your first in a long time, or ever, it can be a blow to your … [Read more...]

How to Get Over Changes In Your Relationship

The norms around romantic relationships have changed through the decades, and while there’s still some way to go in achieving a liberation from the constricting norms of tradition, there’s a general understanding that it isn’t essential to be stuck in a loveless marriage or long-term relationship and that you deserve better if this is the case - another shot at love. Whether you have been struggling in a declining relationship for years, or you’ve recently thought about calling time on a … [Read more...]

How To Deal With Stress

The constant pressure of life, the accumulation of daily tasks and major budget problems make people feel overwhelmed with stress. It might seem that there is no way out, but there are simple tips that can simplify these strong feelings. The simple realization that you are in control of your mind and body can work wonders. After all, you decide whether you let negative news or people’s words get to you and bring you down or not. People are a lot stronger than they might think. In order to be … [Read more...]

How to Tell if Your Relationship Is on Its Last Legs

Few things combine as much frustration and joy as romance. When things are going well, every day can be a delight. When they go poorly, it can easily seem as if you're wasting your time with somebody who will never be able to make you happy, only for everything to improve as if by magic the next week. Nobody ever said that being happy means being happy all the time. Every relationship has its ups and downs, and requires us to act differently than we might if we were single. In general, the … [Read more...]

A Victory for Women as Instant Divorce is Banned in India

“Talaq” is the Arabic word for divorce, which when expressed three times in a row by a Muslim husband to his wife in India is all that’s needed to constitute an instant, unilateral and legal divorce. Well, this has been the case until now. On Tuesday 22 August 2017, thanks to a continued two-year effort on behalf of the Muslim organization, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), and the testimonies of five “divorced” women, India's Supreme Court banned the controversial practice of instant … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Your First Date After a Divorce

Going on a date after a divorce is not always easy. For starters, if you haven’t been dating for a while, you may be off your game a little bit, and this can cause you to become nervous. A lot of things have probably changed too since the last time you went out for a date with someone new, so some adjustments may be necessary. The key to making your first date after a divorce a success is being able to relax. It’s a date, it’s supposed to be fun. To help you get back in the game, here are … [Read more...]

Everything We Think We Know About Marriage/Divorce is Wrong!

Shaunti Feldhahn, Guest Author Have you ever quoted the facts about the 50% divorce rate? Yeah? So have I. Have you ever lamented the fact that the divorce rate was the same in the church? Or that most marriages are just hanging in there, not vibrant and happy? Have you seen or shared the sobering statistic that most second marriages don’t make it? Or talked about marriage being hard? Perhaps like you, I have said every one of those things - whether just to friends … [Read more...]

Farheen Khan celebrates her Book Launch – March 21

A Celebration of Women™ is honored to launch Farheen Khan's:    'A Hijabi's Journey to Live, Laugh and Love'      YOU are Invited to Attend!     In Our Words Inc. (IOWI) is proud to announce the release of Farheen Khan's 'A Hijabi's Journey to Live, Laugh and Love'. Farheen sees life's challenging moments as learning experiences and navigates through them using her career skills inmentorship and empowerment to chart out a Life Map with her dreams/bucket list … [Read more...]

Lynette Louise ‘aka’ THE BRAIN BROAD

Choose Your Valentine With Care: He/She is Bound to Change your Brain! By: Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD When you connect deeply with someone a new person evolves, a kind of third wheel singularity that makes choices in cooperation--and even in discord--with the two of you. I first heard this concept, of all places, while reading the book In Cold Blood: a true story about two men that murdered a family of four living peacefully in the country. The writer explained how neither of these … [Read more...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month – Take Action!

Domestic Violence Awareness Month will continue this year as part of the Domestic Violence Awareness Project. The observed month has been running since 1995 when several organizations including the Family Violence Prevention Fund and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence united to tackle the problem. Why is Domestic Violence Awareness Month so important? AM I BEING AB-- USED? Does your partner: embarrasses the other person with put-downs looks or acts in ways that … [Read more...]

Married of Not, You Should Read This…‏a Must!

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I've got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn't know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. 'I want a divorce'. I raised the topic calmly. She didn't seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, 'Why'? I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the chopsticks and shouted at … [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...]

My Partner Cheat? Never! ~ 29 Red Flags That May Suggest a Cheater

Here are a few things that often point a finger to a cheater. While it is true that some of the following red flags may be sure-fire indicators, I've used the words "may suggest a cheater" because it may be wise to give your partner the benefit of the doubt when suspicions arise. To accuse without evidence could cause the flame of your relationship - however much there is - to go out. If your partner is not cheating, then confrontation will most likely cause a major trust issue. It may be … [Read more...]

NEVER Speak the “D” Word…‏

Too many people are too quick to get a divorce. Something happens. You become angry and in the heat of battle, you threaten divorce. You should never make life-changing decisions in the midst of emotional turmoil. Marriage is the most sacred of trusts between two people. When you married, you made some promises. Just because you are disappointed at the anger, bitterness, ambivalence, or venom you are receiving from your partner, remind yourself that divorce is difficult for both people, no … [Read more...]

Are you an ex-boyfriend cloner?

Are you an ex-boyfriend cloner? A lot of people are. Here's how the story goes. You have a torrid love affair. The best sex of your life. Or maybe you feel you've met your soul mate, but something goes wrong and the relationship ends. He left her, she left him. Someone moved or was married or returned to their ex or whatever the scenario might be. In the aftermath of something like this, it's common that people try to clone their ex. If you had a tall blonde, you go looking for another … [Read more...]

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