Nice Gal Beliefs That Block Love

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Intellectually you know loving you is important. Like, exercise, drinking plenty of water, resting and get plenty of sleep. If it’s one of the essential things that keep you balanced, healthy and emotionally thriving, why is last the list of things to do?Here’s what may be holding you back from loving you and attracting the relationship you want.You Feel Guilty Putting You FirstYou naturally give more than you receive, so putting you first feels wrong, selfish or vain. By giving to you, you … [Read more...]

50 Shades of a Toxic Relationship

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Fifty Shades of Grey hits theaters today and let’s be honest who doesn’t want to see Jamie Dornan steaming up the screen– hhhheeellllo HOT!While the idea of losing control and losing yourself in a man makes for a great fantasy – the real life version is not so hot or glamorous.In fact, it can be downright degrading, soul-sucking and damaging.I know first hand. I fell for a man who appeared to be everything I wanted and lavished me with an unreal amount of attention and affection, … [Read more...]

Goddess or Doormat?

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Pablo Picasso said, "There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats." Which are you? Do you give more than you get? Do you sacrifice and accommodate to please because you fear losing your man’s love? Do you get super excited and subtly or overtly design your life around your man- becoming too available? Do you compromise your values to keep his love or put your dreams aside? Do you put his needs before your own and believe that by fulfilling him – he’ll be … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Avoid Being Clingy

By Maryjane Kapteyn Okay, you’re dating a new guy you really like and everything is going great until WHAM! You see the telltale sign – he pulls away, gets busy, snappy, distant or preoccupied. For example, he hasn’t called in days, cute or romantic text messages have slowed or stopped, he’s late for your date or on a date he acts disinterested, preoccupied or dismissive. Now, you’re triggered. Your mind begins to race, your face gets hot and palms begin to sweat; you begin to feel … [Read more...]