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It might be a while before you know they're ~The One~
By Lenora Thompson Bizarre. Immature. Spoiled. And "that" smirk that says, "Ohc'mon. It wasn't that bad.Your[wife,husband, father, mother, grandparent, sibling] meant well. Their cruelty was an isolat...
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Your partner is already feeling negative, and then what happens? You douse the flames with more fuel.
Doing it the "right" way for yourself (and for your partner) can mean the difference between an exciting sexual encounter... or no sex at all.
The longer you stay in this toxic environment and remain a magnet to narcissists, the more desensitized you become to the abuse.
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Good sex therapy allows you to feel empowered and validated in your sexuality. Don't settle for less.
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If all genders are not on board with the concept that consensual sexual activity is enjoyable and fulfilling, we will not make any headway.
Playing pretend is fun, but it's just a distraction from what's below the surface. I have to be OK on my own terms if I want to be happy, and so do you.
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Spousal support is evolving from the traditional role of a man supporting a woman financially. It's time the courts in Ontario reflect this.
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Ghosting is a very painful experience. It is not only unbelievably shocking, it's also an experience that leaves you feeling confused and empty -- you never get the closure you so desperately need. In fact, it was so devastating to me that I wrote an entire book about it.
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Predatory marriages are unfortunately a growing phenomenon in Ontario. A predatory marriage occurs when a man or a woman enters into a relationship with an elderly individual exclusively for the purpose of gaining access to their estate.
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A fairytale may be pretty and perfect and have a "happy" ending, but it is not real. It is healthy to have fantasies, to use your imagination to create visions for the future, but those exceptional moments that offer opportunity and require movement, only exist in the real world.
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In working with people for over 25 years, I've identified five styles of human interaction. What do I mean by five styles of interaction? I'm describing the ways that people relate to one-another based on what's driving them internally and how much awareness they're bringing to their relationships.
It seems that people have become more and more alienated lately. More often than not, our mode of interaction is transactional, as opposed to empathetic. "Empathetic" and "transactional" are two of the ways that people behave with one-another, and they're quite the opposite.