You know that anxious feeling you get, like butterflies; it’s not love. Love isn’t anxious. It’s free of fear and present.… More
If your relationship reflects your authentic self and your partner’s authentic self, nobody else lures you. Your sweetheart fits you better than anybody else could. … More
When my life reflects my true self, nobody else’s life appeals to me more. Mine fits ME better than anybody else’s could. … More
A grateful man will share — and be glad he’s able — regardless of how much he has. What he shares of his time or his substance will include an attitude of sufficiency, a knowing that there is enough, and that there is more where that came from. He sees abundance because he looks through grateful eyes, not greedy ones. And he multiplies what he has by being openhanded.
Often, we measure a man (or woman) by what he has. But what he’s willing to give is a better indication of what he really has. What he’s clinging to is what has him — his attention, his grip, and his energy. The thing he clings to can’t get away, but neither can he.
A grateful man has what an ungrateful man wants but cannot seem to find — enough. A sense of worth and plenty does not come with the accumulation of things; it comes with the knowledge of who you are apart from the things — the house, the job, the bank account, and even the family and circle of friends.… More
When you want to have sex with somebody who’s not interested, it can hurt to the core … especially when they choose to have sex with somebody else. And the pain may cut deeper when married than single.
When you’re married, it’s about more than sex, and you’ve already committed to one person, the very one who’s rejecting you. As a single person, let’s be honest, you may have been more hungry for sex than intimacy; and you’re free to eat elsewhere.
When we’ve shared our most private physical parts (or tried to) with somebody who just looks the other way, it can feel like we just got sucker punched. After all, before we laid ourselves out there (maybe emotionally as well), we thought we had some reason to believe that the other party was game. And even if we were more interested in meeting a physical need than an emotional one, we feel rejected. It’s personal; and it’s painful.
It’s not about the color of your shirt or your taste in wallpaper. Hey, you could change those.
Your sexual desires are biological; and your sexuality is rooted in beliefs, often the ones you took on as a child without even realizing it.… More