Loving Yourself Heals An Addiction To Anger

Think for a moment about the last time you got angry with someone. At that moment, what was most important to you – getting what you wanted or being caring?

Obviously, at the moment that you get really angry at someone, it is more important to you to get what you want than it . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself Heals An Addiction To Anger

Jealous? Here's Why.

In her phone session with me, Katy was completely perplexed about her jealousy.

“As you know, I broke up with my boyfriend, Jared, 6 months ago. By the time I broke up with him, I was really done with the relationship, and I have no desire to be with him. But last week I . . . → Read More: Jealous? Here’s Why.

When You Love Yourself, You Don’t Need a Partner to Be Happy

If you are waiting for a partner to come along to make you happy, you will probably remain stuck being unhappy. . . . → Read More: When You Love Yourself, You Don’t Need a Partner to Be Happy

Can Love REALLY Last A Lifetime?

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My dear friends who have been married for 78 years share their secret to keeping their love alive. . . . → Read More: Can Love REALLY Last A Lifetime?

Why Have Animals In Your Life

Discover the many good reasons for having animals in your life.

“Until a person has loved an animal a part of the soul remains unawakened.” ~Anatole France

People who love animals know that there are many very good reasons to have animals in your life.

Love and Presence

Animals who have been loved . . . → Read More: Why Have Animals In Your Life

“Is My Need For Attention Reasonable or Needy?”

Have you ever wondered if your desire to share time with a partner is coming from need or neediness?


Sometimes it’s a challenge to know what are reasonable relationship needs and when we are being needy.

Klarese is asking this important question:

“I am currently dating a wonderful person who I care about greatly. A challenge for me is his job is very demanding leaving us little time to spend together. I am aware my childhood triggers of abandonment are being tickled, however, I am having a difficult time figuring out if I am being reasonable or unreasonable with my need for attention. How do I discriminate between my codependent ‘needs’ and my true need to love and be loved while living my own fulfilled life?”

Each of us has the right to want whatever amount of attention we want in a relationship. Some people love to spend a lot of time together and others need less time together. There is nothing wrong with Klarese wanting more time with a partner. Continue reading “Is My Need For Attention Reasonable or Needy?”

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