I hear these questions in every circle and I’m betting you do too: What’s wrong with men? Why can’t they shoot straight? Why can’t they communicate? Communication issues between the sexes are as alive and well right now as they were in the 1950′s. We complain that our men are shut down in one breath, [...]
My own mother can drive me bonkers going on and on talking circles around me, yet my dog can go crazy at the front window when a poodle walks by and I’m unfazed. An ex of mine would leave me livid showing up at my door 30 minutes late, yet my cat can throw up [...]
When we contract, play small, and withhold our gifts from the world; we literally drive toxins into our lives through our own vehicle of inauthenticity. Worse yet, we show others it’s okay to live a lie since no one is fooled by our behavior. So why do this? Usually it’s a sign of low self-esteem [...]
Let me say there’s absolutely no way I would trade places with our men. We may get the short end of the aging stick, but our men definitely have it far harder these days when it comes to dating. Show up masculine and strong, and we wish you were more emotional and vulnerable. Show up [...]
Polite conversation, (let’s admit) is boring. We spend our days going about our business, waving at neighbors, interacting with co-workers and chatting at parties; yet we still feel disconnected and lonely. There’s a woman in my neighborhood I’ve never really connected with conversationally, although I’m very social, I can be shy at times and find [...]
You may feel like a peacekeeper; but over time this habits builds up walls and completely thwarts true intimacy. If we walk on eggshells with our partner to hold the peace, there isn’t a real relationship happening.