Take Test to See if You are Infatuated

Check off the number of items you are experiencing with your lover. When they are in your life… You can stay up all night talking. People, places and time seem to fade away into the background. You feel more optimistic about the future and enthusiast about life. You feel better about yourself and have more self-confidence. You have more energy and don’t need as much sleep. You have an increased libido … Continue reading

Hurting Someone’s Feelings

The Question I received: Some people subscribe to the idea that we must take ownership of our emotions; that when we feel hurt, it is by choice. I would like to read your thoughts on what this idea implies. Alice and Bob are having a conversation. Alice says something that was not intentionally hurtful. Bob says that he feels hurt by what Alice said. I am wondering: Is an apology … Continue reading

8 Terrible Ways to Listen

I suck at listening. No, my hearing is not impaired. I have a difficult time staying focused on another person’s words. I’m much better than I use to be, but here are the ways I still struggle. If they bring up an interesting point, my brain can go off on a mini-tangent entertaining the possibilities of the idea they proposed. Meanwhile, I miss the last three things they said. When … Continue reading

The World’s Best Definition of Love

Okay, I guess I should have added “in my opinion” to the title. But everything on this blog is my opinion. I searched online for a definition of love and the results were muddled and confusing. Some even stated sexual desire was love. Really? The reason there are so many varying and contradictory definitions is because love is not being studied. It’s been explored in countless poems, musical lyrics and … Continue reading