Entries tagged with “Relationships”

7 Affirmations to Ease Post-Breakup Stress

“I release the pain that I am holding in my heart … I feel what needs to come up and be present with what is. As I feel, I heal.”

7 Mind Games People Play

Seven common mind games that make us feel powerful and avoid taking responsibility for our feelings

70 Affirmations for Love

So the honeymoon is over? Use these 70 affirmations to love your partner then, now, and forever—no matter what may come.

A Coequal Helpmeet

Rabbi Rami Shapiro answers questions from S&H readers. “I’m engaged to a man I met in Bible study. He asked me to be his helpmeet the way Eve was Adam’s helpmeet (Genesis 2:18) ... What do you think he means?”

A Conversation about Busy Lives

A client says to me, “My husband and I argue about money constantly. It has gotten to where, when he comes in the room, I just freeze up and think, What is he going to say today? I…

A Dose of Reality

In a media-filled world, stay present for your relationship.

A Match Made In Heaven?

Writer Jane Ganahl asks: Where is the search for our “soul mate” taking us?

Always Bring Presence

Being present is a healing gift you can offer to anyone—loved ones and strangers alike.

Am I Loved?

Are you loved? Are you Love? “It’s so natural to think that to feel good about ourselves we need to keep replenishing our sense of being loved by others.”

Anger, Integrity and Thou

Dear Eve,I damaged my relationship pretty badly and consequently, my boyfriend is now really distant. I want to bring him back, but don’t know how to get him to trust me again.What…

Asking Questions Is Most of Compassion

What is compassion? “We believe that the word represents something that we offer to others, or to ourselves. But is that accurate?”

Attachment Styles and Attunement

Tune into how your earliest life lessons can cause you ongoing hardship.

Being There for the Passing of a Loved One

Visualize a peaceful letting go for your loved one.

Book Review: No Bad Parts

Have you ever wanted to break out of destructive behavioral patterns? Are there parts of yourself you find hard to love? If so, this book is for you. Richard C. Schwartz arg…

Book Review: Passion & Presence A Couple’s Guide to Awakened Intimacy and Mindful Sex

“PASSIONATE SEX is rare in long-term relationships.” There. Maci Daye just gets this over with in the introduction to her new book, so anyone in that situation can relax—it’s tot…

Book Review: Personal Intelligence

Personal IntelligenceThe Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our LivesBy John D. MayerScientific American/Farrar, Straus and GirouxIt’s always exciting when an original psycholo…

Building Relationships One Step at a Time

Walking can be a path to a better understanding and appreciation of each other.

Circles, Not Triangles

Triangles aren't sustainable when it comes to relationships. Embrace the idea of circles, which are stable over time.

Dismantling Your Pandemic Pod

Pandemic pods kept you sane while keeping COVID-19 at bay. It's okay to mourn the loss of your pod as you celebrate the world moving closer to normal.

Do-It-Yourself Love

Dear Eve,I am in some deep relationship trouble. My husband (52 years old) of 8 years (lived together for 5 years before we got married) has told me that he wants to move out. He s…