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...]

Does Forgiveness Really Matter?‏

Yes, forgiveness matters. For love to be sustained over a lifetime, we must be able to forgive. Inevitably in any relationship, there will be times where your partner will say or do something hurtful. Feelings of pain, sadness, anger, rejection and betrayal may arise. It’s common to feel overwhelmed by our responses and replay the incident over and over in our minds. The feelings intensify. The longer the situation goes unresolved the deeper the pain will be; and the more … [Read more...]

Singles Only ~ Not to Worry… Love Will Find You!

For Singles Only ~ Not to Worry… Love Will Find You! The time of real personal growth is when you are alone. Singles should use this time to reflect on the behaviors they did and didn't like in their former partner. It's time to experience how it feels to stand on your own; taking care of you, paying special attention to who you need to become to attract a passionately monogamous, infidelity-free, fun in the bedroom relationship. You must learn to stand alone again before you can again … [Read more...]

One of the greatest marriage proposals in Houston at the Wortham Center!

One of the greatest marriage proposals in Houston at the Wortham Center! Katrina made stops to pick up some of her favorite/meaningful items before she found herself at the Cullen Theater watching her favorite musical number on stage from Carmen Jones and the love of her life ask her to be his wife!     Katrina made stops to pick up some of her favorite/meaningful items before she found herself at the Cullen Theater watching her favorite musical number on stage from … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com, ‘Make Your Relationship a Contact Sport‏’

Make Your Relationship a Contact Sport Barbara Peters, Guest Author Does that sound a little quirky to you? Think about it – what’s more exciting than touching and being touched, on and off your love field?   As a couples relationship therapist, one thing is evident every single day in my office. Almost all the people coming through my door are looking for physical touch. They want it, crave it, need it, but many times just don’t have it. Touching has become elusive … [Read more...]

Wedding Dresses … a walk in history.

A Wedding walk in the Past, guiding the Future ... White has long been accepted as the traditional color of the wedding dress, but wedding gowns were not always white. The marriage of Queen Victoria to her cousin Albert of Saxe- Coburg in 1840 has had more influence on weddings than any other. Queen Victoria put the wheels in motion by marrying in white. Though brides continued to wed in gowns of different colors, white was now set as the color of choice for weddings and has continued … [Read more...]

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