Same Relationship, Different Person

Feel as if you’ve been in variations of the same relationships and situations? This sameness is a relationship pattern. Consciously or not, you’re in a cycle of gravitating to people that fit your beliefs. They speak to your habits and unresolved pain, fear, guilt,...

Power Struggles in Relationships: Who’s really ‘winning’ here?

A very real concern that we have once the honeymoon phase begins to fade, or we abruptly come face to face with real life and normality where we discover that the our partner isn’t ‘perfect’ or that we have to learn how to communicate, be vulnerable and deal...
Take the focus off them and bring it back to you

Take the focus off them and bring it back to you

Our relationships romantic and otherwise, give us a window into understanding who we are and where we need to step up for ourselves. When we find that we’re experiencing the lather, rinse, repeat of the same type of person in a different package and the...

Don’t try to get romantic partners to step in as parental replacements. It will only lead to pain.

“Some relationships have to and should end. If you keep seeing your relationships not working out as abandonment, aside from each person having what is closer to a parental role in your life, you’re too busy trying to hold onto them at all costs and make them...

Revisited – Dear So & So: Sorry, my heart/libido/ego/imagination says yes, but my self-esteem says no

Don’t forget that I’m on a ‘break’ until September so I will mostly be featuring some of yours and my favourite posts from the archives. Inspired by a post I read – “Dear Friend: Sorry. My heart says yes, but my schedule says...