Take a hard look at your roll in your relationships and stop the harmful habits that sabotage a peaceful and loving environment with those around you.

5 Toxic Habits Ruining Your Relationships

It is time to do some spring cleaning of the relationships with the people who make up your circle of friends, family, acquaintances, and colleagues. There is probably at least one toxic person in the above group list that undermines your confidence, betrays your trust and spreads negativity. Yuck! You know you need to get … Continue reading 5 Toxic Habits Ruining Your Relationships

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Becoming A New Mother In Midlife

No one is planning a baby shower. I won't get any cards of congratulations. Friends are not offering to babysit or calling me with bits of wisdom on my new role in life.   I have become a new mother in midlife but there will be no celebrations. Just a sad realization that time and … Continue reading Becoming A New Mother In Midlife

The most difficult symptom of mania for spouses/partners is the hypersexuality in bipolar disorder. Even amongst all the chaos, hostility and upheaval that can occur, cheating can bring all the understanding and sympathy to a screeching halt.

Sex And The Manic Mind

What is this incessant need you have to prove to yourself and others that you’re sexy and desirable? It’s not good enough that you go out and flirt with other women or engage with them on social media, you have to tell me about it too. Is this a male thing? A bipolar thing? Or … Continue reading Sex And The Manic Mind

Relationships can be like a see-saw. One carries more of the load then the other at varies times. But what if you are constantly keeping score?

Are Scorecards Ruining Your Relationship?

  At the beginning of a relationship, it is pretty common to keep scorecards. "I call/text more than he/she does." "I said 'I love you first.'" "I break my plans more often to be with them." "I'm more committed to the relationship." "I initiate sex more often." But when the relationship becomes exclusive and it … Continue reading Are Scorecards Ruining Your Relationship?

It is a very difficult decision to make for a woman. The time to leave a relationship is not a decision made lightly, especially when there are children involved.

When Is It Time To Leave A Relationship?

In the beginning, it’s always great. You’re in love and on top of the world. You get married and/or move in together. You spend all your time together and there’s not one thing you would change about your partner. Life is good. But life carriers on: you have to work, maybe you have children together, … Continue reading When Is It Time To Leave A Relationship?