Healthy Relationship

Do You Love Like an Adult or Child?

Marcia Sirota | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

When I observe how people engage in romantic relationships, it seems that they do this in one of two ways: either from the perspective of a child or from that of an adult. People who pursue love from an adult perspective are looking for companionship, romance, a life partner. People who approach love from a child-like perspective, however, have a very different agenda

Addicted to Porn

Josey Vogels | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Living
Josey Vogels

Like any other "addiction," I think a porn or sex addiction has more to do with our own abilities to cope and achieve healthy, interpersonal sexual and emotional relationships.

The Difference Between Being Nice and Being Kind

Marcia Sirota | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

Kindness emerges from someone who's confident, compassionate and comfortable with themselves. A kind person is loving and giving out of the goodness of their heart. At the root of extreme niceness, however, are feelings of inadequacy and the need to get approval and validation from others.

Rules for Dating in the 21st Century

Marcia Sirota | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada
Marcia Sirota

There's no point in going easy on someone when they behave badly in a relationship because when we tolerate disrespect, we give the other person can continue to mistreat us. If men and women were to follow four simple rules, I think that fewer feelings would be hurt and a lot less time would be wasted.