Stop Chasing, Let It Come To You!

Lesson Learned One thing I no longer do – chasing people or anything. It was a favourite pastime of mine years ago but after falling flat on my face, bursting my lips and having my face smashed in – literally and figuratively – I stopped. As we continue the conversation about intimate relationships, today’s post is one that was published on one of my former blogs and, with some minor editing and updating, it is shared with you to explore another aspect of this topic. The Chasing Game “You have

Are Your Demons Haunting Your Daughter?

Connecting Daily Every morning, except for her days off, my daughter calls me around 7:30 and then again around 8:45 just before she steps into her workplace. Our conversations cover the extremely important issues of the world to the mundane. This relationship with my daughter, this closeness took years to cultivate. There was a time not so long ago when it seemed as if we would never regain our connection, when we were so estranged, at opposites as she fought me to become the woman she is today. We always

Are You A Power Talker Or Peddler Of Poison?

“Let’s Talk” Is it just me or have you noticed that some people, especially men in relationships, scatter when they hear, “Let’s talk?” Why is that so? Is it because they think the conversation is going to be painful, boring and possibly repetitive? Are you in the habit of causing harm with your words or talking about the same thing over and over? Are you a power talker of peddler of poison? I used to be like that but with time, training and a true desire to have meaningful interactions,


You Don’t Have To Accept Being Taken For Granted!

Stop Being A Sucker For Pain! Earlier this year, a version of this article was posted on my former blog. I decided to revive and republish it as a two-part series due to the amount of comments and questions received in response to it. In our morning post, I covered the question of you taking others for granted, especially your employer. Check it out here as it is always important to remember that we get what we give. Claiming victim status without checking our own behaviour and role in the

Emotional And Health Issues Damaging Relationships

Non “Expert” Relationship Tips We are not relationship experts here. We are real people living our lives – messy, complicated and delicious as they can be at times. Unlike what many might have suggested and most certainly what romance novels of a certain type portray, relationships do not always feel like silk, taste like cookies and cream or last forever. They go sideways, they go off track, they hop along for a while and many even end. That is the fact of life and all we can do, all anyone