What for, what next…

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What for, what next…

This is a response to ‘Being “Not Lonely” isn’t Enough’, which I cross-posted this week. It is a great article, and as many eloquent writings about ‘settling’, desire and deserving it all – I noticed that I had not read a good male perspective on that subject recently.

So rather than looking for something to cross-post, I looked for the closest available Man who is looking to create the relationship of his life. I found myself (and yes, that is ...

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Divorce – the mother of all breakdowns

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Divorce – the mother of all breakdowns

Well, not quite. According to the Holmes-Rahe stress inventory scale, it is number 2.

And in Canada (your local statistics may vary), since the end of the 1980s, between 35% and 42% of marriages have ended in divorce. In other words almost one in two people who marry will go through this experience in their lifetimes. Note that this statistic does not capture those who go through committed relationships that are not recognized as ‘marriages’, which break up with ...

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Armour, what armour?

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Armour, what armour?

If you have never seen ‘die himmel über berlin’ – loosely translated into English as ‘Wings of Desire’ I highly recommend it. The same story got weaponized by Hollywood as ‘City of Angels’ with Meg Ryan and Nick Cage. Go for the original.

The core twist of the story is an Angel who decides to become mortal. He appears in the human world with an ancient suit of armour and clothes as his sole posessions. He sells the suit of armour ...

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‘Gift’ of Love?

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‘Gift’ of Love?

If you want to know what to do for you partner on Valentine’s Day to show them you Love them then pay attention.

Literally – that is it – PAY ATTENTION!

We spend so much of our lives weaving through all our doing with work, money, children, travelling. The million and one things we are handling daily to make life work. And within this we can easily loose sight of what we are doing it all for.

When you first encountered your partner ...

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Asking for what you want…

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Asking for what you want…

When communication gets hard, what are we putting in our own way that makes it so?

[By Don Goodeve; Originally posted in YourTango O]

When we get to the edge of what we know, fear shows up. And depending on how you are when fear shows up, a whole load of emotion might show up to—anger, sadness, depression, excitement, and even curiosity might ...

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