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How To Listen Without Overreacting:  Does This Sound Familiar?

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Have you ever been enjoying a nice time with your partner; perhaps while cooking dinner, out on a date, or just spending time together at home?  The conversation is going well and everything is flowing smoothly, when suddenly – you find yourself in the middle of an argument!  Your feelings have been hurt or you have become angry.  She’s crying and you’ve shut down.  

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Keeping The Spark Alive: 6 Ways To Cultivate And maintain The Passion In Your Relationship

This blog article is from Tony Robbins’ newsletter.  He is an expert in many topics and relationships is one of them.  Enjoy!

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“Long distance never works.”
“The seven-year itch is real.”
“Children always kill romance.”

“You can’t have love and a successful career. You have to choose.”

Chances are you’ve heard at least one of these statements, or a variation on the theme.

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“How Lucky Am I?”

 

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“How Lucky Am I?”

Those are the words of my dear friend, Geri D.  She lost her Soul-Mate three Wednesdays ago, on June 8.  She continues to profess her gratitude – her luck, and her good fortune for having been blessed with such an incredible human being.  I am writing about this to help us all remember we never know when it’s the final Curtain Call, or when the entertaining time of life is going to – Drop The Mic.

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It’s A Matter Of Choice

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Last year at one of my events I talked about our emotions and how we control them.  I said controlling our emotions is almost a simple as selecting a different pair of shoes.  I read this article today, and I thought I’d share it.

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2008/08/30/we-are-responsib

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You Know It’s Over: So Why Are You Hanging On?

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Most people want to be in an intimate relationship.  It does something for their psyche.  It makes them feel safe – a part of someone – a part of something that allows them to feel they’re invincible.   Having a partner or a spouse usually satisfies at least three of the Six Human Needs, which are Certainty, Variety, Significance, Love/Connection, Growth and Contribution. 

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It’s All A Misunderstanding!

 

 

 

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Couples come into my office with the complaints of feeling misunderstood, taken for granted, and unappreciated.  Some report feeling isolated or ignored because their partner has shut-down. When you feel that your partner doesn’t understand what you’re saying, many times it’s because you aren’t conveying your message in the language they speak.  It can sound to them, like you’re speaking Tagalog when they speak English.

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How’s Your Sex Life?

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How’s your sex life?     No – really.   How is it?

Are you compelled to take another look when your man or, your woman walks by because they are so sexy to you?  Do you still desire their touch?  Does the way they smell make you want to get closer?  Think about it.  How is your sex life?

The Seed That’s Planted

Did you notice I didn’t ask about your love life? 

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5 great ways to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day!

 

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I was walking away from my computer when it dawned on me, this Sunday is Valentines Day!  So I’ve decided not to write my actual blog post.  Instead I’m going to suggest five cool and easy ways to spend this Sunday, which happens to be Valentine’s Day.

  • Have brunch at Claire’s which is located at the Long Beach, CA Museum of Art.
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IS THERE A REASON FOR THE CHANGE? PART III

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By now you know there are many reasons why our friendships change once one of the connected units gets romantically involved.  It usually
has nothing to do with the close bond that’s been formed over time, but
all to do with the new energy that has arrived in the life of our friend.
We are all aware that when love enters our world, it is totally
consuming. 

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