Are You Guilty of “Inattention?”

Everyone is inattentive sometimes. However, for some people inattention becomes a serious condition that leads to significant problems in their relationships. Times of inattention are a part of life. Your spouse is an imperfect human being... just like you. I'm not talking about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Nor am I talking about the following non-medical causes of inattention. Poor attention spans can be a result of: • Being tired • Sleep deprivation • Hunger • … [Read more...]

‘Resentment Destroys Relationships’‏ , CelebrateLove.com

Everybody blows it. We all make mistakes. This means: “I’m not perfect. I don’t bat 1000. I don’t measure up to God’s standard. I don’t even measure up to my own standards. I disappoint myself a lot of the times.” So because we’re all imperfect, we’re going to hurt other people and other people are going to hurt us in life: intentionally and unintentionally. What’s more important is this: What do we do with that hurt? What we do with it is more important than the hurt. Are we going to … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Get Serious About Sex! ~ Video‏

Psychotherapist Esther Perel reveals the 'secret to desire' in a long-term relationship. In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence. In her practice and writing, Esther Perel helps loving couples … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove – ‘Some Things Can Be Fixed. . . Others Must Heal‏’

Some Things Can Be Fixed. . . Others Must Heal Thom Rutledge, Guest Author Are you a fixer? When someone tells you a problem they are having, do you immediately feel the need to offer advice? Is it difficult for you to just listen to someone who is in distress, to just be there for them without knowing precisely what to say or do? Are you uncomfortable with anything being in limbo? Are you addicted to certainties? Does your self-esteem depend on your ability to make things right for … [Read more...]

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