Will I Ever Find Love?

will I ever find love

Will I ever find love? Asking that question reveals both a longing for, and a doubt of, the possibilities for romantic love. While the answer you may desire is “yes,” the truer answer is, “it depends.” The “it depends” answer can quickly turn to a yes, if you know where to look. Yet, that does…

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Losing Yourself in a Relationship: 25 Ways to Recognize it and Stop it

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Losing yourself in a relationship can be one of the most devastating experiences anyone or any relationship can go through. Of course losing yourself in a relationship creates deep pain for you. Yet most don’t realize the very thoughts and actions that caused you to lose yourself were simultaneously, bit-by-bit, moment-by-moment, destroying the relationship that…

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How to Fix Intimacy Issues: A Step-by-Step Process

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When it comes to how to fix intimacy issues, one of the first things to realize is that intimacy can mean many different things, depending on who asks the question. To make matters worse, most people hold a limited, if not flawed, definition of intimacy. So, before we can answer the question, before we can…

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Dating vs Relationship: How to Know the Difference

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Dating vs relationship. Is it a comparison of, or a battle between, the two? Depending on our mindset, it might be both, if even unconsciously.  Most often our exploration between the two arises because we don’t quite understand the “status” of an experience unfolding between us and a romantic interest. Sometimes we ask “Is this…

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The Most Common Physical Intimacy Issues and How to Overcome Them

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No matter how compatible the partners, any long-standing, soulful, romantic relationship will face physical intimacy issues during the relationship. Period. Full stop. It’s not uncommon to start facing them in the early weeks of dating, sometimes even the first time we make love, or the first time we intimately touch.  As the relationship progresses over…

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Physical Intimacy in a Relationship Matters

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How important is physical intimacy in a relationship? Very. Physical intimacy in all its forms plays an essential role in lasting relationships where both partners truly feel happy together. Many partnerships do survive years, sometimes decades without physical intimacy, yet almost never, would either partner say they felt joy, satisfaction or real peace in that…

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Intimacy Issues: 51 Common Signs of Intimacy Issues

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Intimacy issues take on many forms and show up in many different ways in our daily lives. While we often associate intimacy with romantic relationships as you’ll see below, your relationship with intimacy itself plays out in practically every area of your life.  It’s important also to make note of the fact that when many…

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Masculinity is Not Toxic

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No matter what you’ve heard, no matter how true it might seem, masculinity is not toxic. Using that phrase might feel righteous, it might feel empowering, it might even feel liberating to proclaim and project that masculinity is toxic, but it’s simply not true. The real truth is that using the phrase is toxic. It’s…

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Why do Relationships Fail: The 8 Primary Relationship Failure Patterns

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If you’re asking the question, “Why do relationships fail?” you’re likely experiencing one of two things. Either you’re recovering from a breakup or divorce, or you’re likely considering one or the other. Conscious partnerships thrive because they know the best ways to keep the love strong and the passion alive. Most importantly, conscious soul mates…

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