As men, we have the opportunity to seek to know ourselves and, hence, to bring rich resources of love, respect, wisdom, and compassion to all within our sacred circles. This is not the “end of men” but the beginning of manhood redefined.
En av de viktigaste sakerna en person kan ha under någon sjukdom är tillägnad, kärleksfullt stöd. Bara känslan av vård enbart som väckt när människor samlas i en enhetlig show av kärlek gör ett kraftfullt uttalande. Stödnätverk tjänar också till ...
Frågar om det finns könsskillnader i den mänskliga hjärnan är lite som att be om kaffe är bra för dig - forskare verkar inte kunna bestämma sig om svaret. I 2013, till exempel nyheter proklamerade skillnader i hjärnan så dramatisk att män och kvinnor "nästan kan vara separata arter." Sedan i 2015 meddelade rubriker som det ...
Online dating webbplatser och appar förändrar relationer. Mer än 10 procent av vuxna amerikaner - och nästan 40 procent av människor som identifierar som "singel och ser" - använder online dating webbplatser och appar.
Våra relationer med andra - vare sig tillfälliga eller intim - ger oss en konstant, sanningsenlig spegel av oss själva. Om du har skapat allmänt kärleksfull, stödjande relationer, ge dig själv lite uppskattning, för du uppenbarligen vara kärleksfull och stödjande själv. Om du har skapat svåra förhållanden ...
One of the beliefs our society holds most dear is that relationships are complicated. Not just romantic relationships, either — alla relationships are fraught with intractable complexities. Watch any movie, read any novel, and you’ll begin to believe that even the best relationships are balancing on the edge...
We were trained to believe that we are empty or broken, and if we can just get someone to give us what we are missing, we would be happy. Then we must control our supposed source of good so that person will keep doing the things that make us feel loved.
While we "know" patience is important, it remains one of life's greatest lessons. In our modern society of instant gratification, it sometimes seems that patience is a forgotten commodity. It is somewhat like the joke that goes "God grant me patience, and give it to me right away.".
Most people spontaneously look for solutions that meet everyone’s needs. We want to please the people we love and want to please ourselves. It’s when we get stuck that we start to look for a compromise or think someone has to sacrifice.
Many humans are using their business as a way to avoid an intimate relationship with their hearts and to somehow bypass having loving relationships with others. The mind plays a big role in this roller coaster game of keeping you in complexity, in a whirlwind of activity and mental jabber. So it is your choice to come out of feeling like a victim of your societies, systems, and businesses.
Demographers frequently remind us that the United States is a rapidly aging country. From 2010 to 2040, we expect that the age-65-and-over population will more than double in size, from about 40 to 82 million.
I never remember being held when I would cry. I was always sent to my room. It was incredibly lonely to be crying alone. I felt as if no one understood me and I had the horrible feeling that there must be something very wrong with me.
My family and my community are just as much “me” as the organs of my body. My body and mind, my family and my community, are interacting and interpenetrating—variously prevalent elements in the network of relations that encompasses all things in nature and the human world.
Couples often trade responsibility for their Inner Children. They project their disowned feelings on each other and riddle the relationship with unrealistic expectations and displaced anger. When you unwittingly hand your deepest longings over to your partner, you abandon your Inner Child all over again.
Det är ofta trott att hierarkiska och ibland förtryckande sociala strukturer som patriarkatet är något naturligt - en återspegling av djungelns lag. Men den sociala strukturen av dagens jägare samlare tyder på att våra förfäder var i själva verket mycket jämlikt, även när det kom till kön. Deras hemlighet? Inte bor med många släktingar.
All good communication boils down to following four simple rules. Abiding by them, anyone can communicate about any topic effectively and lovingly. There are also four opposing violations that create the misunderstandings and ensuing hurt, alienation and confusion that we experience when communicating with others.
How much more meaningful would our moments with loved ones be if we treated them as if this might be our last time together? We would not squabble over petty issues. We would remember what’s important. En kurs i mirakler tells us that the world we see is inside out and upside down.
We can probably all relate to the experience of feeling divided within ourselves, occasionally against ourselves, and love will certainly induce this as handily as any of life’s experiences. A little-known fact about Cupid may help explain this. He is said to have carried in his quiver två kinds of arrows, one struck you with love, the other with hate.
Do you take the people you love for granted? Do you just assume they will always be there? Do you tell them often enough that you love and care about them, or do you feel there is no need as they probably already know?
A new study finds quantitative evidence of love—something very few economic studies have ever claimed. The researchers asked married couples two penetrating questions about the quality of their marriage, and combined those responses with the couples’ divorce rates six years later.