Is This LOVE, 12 Ways to End Addictive Relationships

In his book, “How to Break Your Addiction to a Person,” Howard Halpern first explains what an addictive relationship is, then gives guidelines for recognizing if you’re involved in one. Then, he offers several techniques on how to end an unhealthy relationship (or an emotional affair). I’ve compiled and adapted all of his suggestions into the following dozen techniques, excerpting what I found to be the most important passages for each.   1. Keep a Relationship Log Keep track … [Read more...]

3 Lies You’re Telling Yourself, Keep You Single

3 Lies You’re Telling Yourself, Keep You Single Here's how your negative internal monologue may be pushing love away. I don't want you to feel like a crazy person, but have you noticed how much you talk to yourself? Everyone does it, and you're probably not an exception. Even now, while you read these words, your mind is chatting to you. Indeed, our 'self-talk' is active during every waking moment. Much of what we say to ourselves is made up of repetitive ideas that we're not … [Read more...]

How Can You Have a Loving Relationship?

As many of you know who avidly read my blogs, I am passionate about helping people improve troubled relationships. Further, I enjoy helping people make good relationships even better. Wherever I go I talk to people; somehow the conversation moves to relationships and my passion gets ignited. The other day I was at the ice skating rink with my granddaughter, a place I frequent on a regular basis. I was talking with a lovely staff member about my soon to be released romance novel and her … [Read more...]

Women in Relationships: Defuse a Fight

When you get into arguments having good communication already established is the most effective way to end the argument. If you find that you’re having a difficult time talking about the subject with your partner face-to-face, try doing it another way. Some couples have a very hard time with verbal disagreements because they turn into heated fights very quickly. If this is your situation, try sending e-mail to each other. When you write an e-mail you are able to compose things to say exactly … [Read more...]

Relationships – Change is Good, CelebrateLove.com

"To achieve the kind of relationship you would like and have never had before, you must become someone you have never been before!" – Larry James In other words, YOU can change because you choose to change. Your partner will only change when they choose to change. So many men and women do their best to try to change their partner. That does not and cannot work! People only change because they want to change. Changing how you feel about your relationship and your partner … [Read more...]

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