Toxic Friendship

Toxic Friendship

We all have different facets of our lives in which we acquire friendships to fit each niche.  We meet many types of people throughout our lifetime that we enjoy spending time with because we share common interests.  But do you ever feel bad after being with one of these friends?  Do you consistently feel bad […]

Dealing with Energy Vampires

Energy Vampires

Energy vampires come in all shapes and sizes.  There’s the loud and aggressive, soft-spoken and shy, charming and seductive or pushy and overbearing.  Energy vampires are cut off from themselves and their internal energy source.  They have suffered some sort of crisis, whether in childhood or adulthood.  In their minds, they are victimized in some […]

Spiritual Partnerships

Spiritual Partnerships

Here’s a new and profound relationship dynamic.  New York Times bestselling author, Gary Zukav, has written a book titled “Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic Power”.  Spiritual partnerships are not only for couples in marriage; they can be created anywhere two or more individuals decide to engage as equals for the purpose of spiritual development.  […]

The Good Intentions of Insecure People

Gossiping

Really insecure people… We all know them. We may even love them. They exist in many forms. A family member, friend, coworker, acquaintance – call them what you will. They all share one trait – the desire to ‘assist’ you with your problems by discussing them with others. These are the ‘egoic angels’ who believe […]

What We Can Learn From Dogs: Relationships

Dogs & Relationships

Recently, I received a joke email from a relative. It mused about how dogs make far better companions than humans. It touched on numerous “hot points” that often spark problems in most human relationships. Now of course, this email was meant to be nothing more than a humorous jab at common everyday behaviors. However, it […]

Relationship Rules of Engagement

Relationship Rules of Engagement

Love for another person is perhaps the most profound emotion anyone can experience.  For many people, romantic relationships are the most meaningful element in their lives.  But the ability to have a healthy, loving relationship is not something we understand innately.  Failed relationships are not uncommon in today’s world.  It’s important to work consciously at […]