How to Argue With Your Partner‏, Laurie Puhn, Guest Author

You can argue and still have a happy marriage - if your arguments lead to solutions rather than lingering bitterness. Four ways to encourage this... Alter argument patterns ~ Many couples have fallen into argument patterns that lead to more anger instead of a peaceful resolution. Maybe she criticizes, he gets defensive, she dredge up an old disagreement, he insults her, than she storms off - again and again. Making even a minor change near the outset of an argument could prevent this … [Read more...]

Guys! Know When to Zip Your Lip!‏

"Does this dress make my butt look big?" Woah, Dude! Shut my mouth! Is this a trick question? How do you answer a question like that? You are about to enter a minefield. If you do answer, do so at your own risk. What if she actually has a big butt? Not a lot of wiggle room there. Women should know better than to ask the question that way (grow up and quit asking questions that require your man to lie). In a survey I read recently, women resoundingly responded that the perfect answer is "No, … [Read more...]

WOMEN, 10 Ways to Shine inside Your Online Dating Profile

We shop online, work online, go to school online, diagnose online. Why not date online? In a non-stop world of fast-food, fast coffee, fast cars, text messaging, click, copy and paste, it’s no surprise that people have followed suit in their dating lives. The boom of matchmaking websites have made the dating pool grow exponentially. We now have access to people in cities, counties and countries far away. Whatever the reason for logging onto a dating website, there is certain … [Read more...]

In Life Sometimes the Rain Must Fall

“The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” -Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) Insight The skill here is in learning to ask tough questions and to give honest answers. It’s about asking yourself hard questions — about your strengths and weaknesses, for example, or about the role you play in your own … [Read more...]

WOMEN in RECOVERY – “To Thine Own Self Be True”

  "To Thine Own Self Be True"   Women today have been programmed to overemphasize their natural masculine traits and have allowed their feminine gifts to become dormant. We have forgotten the power that goes with the gifts of the feminine and have dishonored our nature. We live in a world where various societies do not look upon women as equal to men, and where many men—and even some women—do not honor and respect women. It is vitally important that every woman makes the … [Read more...]

DRUGS can KILL – Time to Act

A Celebration of Women is sharing this serious information with all the parents of our world. With this being the 'Back to School' season, and all our children another year older, the time has come to Rise Up & Take Action! DRUGS can KILL! New Study shows teen girls more likely to see Benefits of Drinking and Drug use A recent analysis of the 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), showed some alarming trends with teenage girls’ perceptions of drinking … [Read more...]

Co-dependency & B.P.D., A.J. Mahari – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Co-dependence & BPD Codependence is defined in many ways. It is also very misunderstood by a great many people. There are many traps involved in being enmeshed in codependent relational patterns. In this article I outline 5 of the most common thought traps of those exhibiting codependent issues in relationships. I have learned these 5 main traps, not only from my own past life experience, but also over the last 9 years of life coaching with people who are wanting to change the ways … [Read more...]

Co-dependency & B.P.D., A.J. Mahari

  Co-dependence & BPD   Codependence is defined in many ways. It is also very misunderstood by a great many people. There are many traps involved in being enmeshed in codependent relational patterns. In this article I outline 5 of the most common thought traps of those exhibiting codependent issues in relationships. I have learned these 5 main traps, not only from my own past life experience, but also over the last 9 years of life coaching with people who are wanting to change the … [Read more...]

WOMEN Taking Action! – Boundaries & Sharing Space

  Setting Boundaries can Save Your Sanity [and Relationships]       Sharing Spaces: Designs That Set Boundaries     By Barbara Ballinger The right layout, flexibility, and agreed-on rules can bring family members of multiple generations, or even outsiders, together under one roof. Shared living is on the rise, and for many reasons. In some cases, multiple-family generations come back together as boomerang kids return home due to job loss and financial hits. Some families decide to reside … [Read more...]

WOMEN Taking Action! – Boundaries & Sharing Space

  Setting Boundaries can Save Your Sanity [and Relationships]       Sharing Spaces: Designs That Set Boundaries     By Barbara Ballinger The right layout, flexibility, and agreed-on rules can bring family members of multiple generations, or even outsiders, together under one roof. Shared living is on the rise, and for many reasons. In some cases, multiple-family generations come back together as boomerang kids return home due to job loss and financial hits. Some families decide to reside … [Read more...]

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