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What did I do?

  Every time I gave Cristiane the silent treatment, it was because I didn’t know how to deal with the anger over something she’d done. Something that would’ve really helped me in those moments was Cristiane asking, “What did I do that upset you?” It wouldn’t change how I dealt with anger (something I only resolved […]

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Success in career vs. Success in love

  Nowadays women are prepared to be independent, which is excellent for their careers, but in some cases, FATAL for their relationships. Men are simple to love. All we want is a woman who is pleasant. A woman who takes care of her husband, treats him with respect and is his companion. We don’t resent […]

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Proactive Partner vs. Passive Partner

  With most couples, one is usually the proactive and the other is the passive. A passive partner’s complacency and delay in making decisions/taking action frustrate a proactive one. A passive partner relies on their active partner to take the initiative and often feels frustrated because the other one got ahead of them. The constant […]

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Love and choice

To love is a choice, a decision that does not depend on external pressure. I can’t love someone if I don’t have a choice. To love is to be able to choose any other person I want and yet decide to be with only one; it’s to be free to do whatever I want and […]

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Money is NOT synonymous with a happy marriage

  In the past, men used to think that bringing money home and putting food on the table were enough to make them great husbands. In many cases, the result of that was that their wives felt excluded, diminished and seen only as mothers and housewives. Nowadays, many women, in pursuit of financial independence and […]

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The Feminine vs the Domineering Woman

  True feminine behavior doesn’t mean a wife will always agree with her husband. Sometimes, depending on the situation, it’s necessary to strongly disagree. A woman’s femininity will not disregard her intelligence, rationality and ability to argue valid opinions. In a bulletproof marriage, a STRONG wife is a valuable asset for her husband. She can […]

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Heading confidently in the wrong direction

  TWO FRIENDS of mine told me of their painful experience in their first GPS-guided trip some years ago. The GPS was a novelty at the time. They enthusiastically entered the name of the desired city and off they went following the instructions and enjoying the view. After about FOUR hours on the road and […]

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The 2nd Rule to Successful Communication

  Pay close attention to the signs you send without saying a word. During a conversation, it’s very common for either partner to fold their arms and say, “Go on, tell me what’s bothering you,” but they’re actually saying, “I’d rather be anywhere else than to have this conversation;” all this can be said without […]

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Suggestions for the Fast of Daniel

  We live in a reality where we’re constantly bombarded by various voices, at times, simultaneously. Artists, characters, family, friends, strangers etc. Everyone always has something to tell us or a thought to share. The problem is that most of these words and opinions don’t meet our needs nor do they lead us in the […]

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The 1st Rule to Successful Communication

  Make an effort to listen and understand each other. You’ll never be able to communicate intelligently without first understanding what the other person wants to say. This is harder than it looks. Not everyone expresses themselves clearly, and sometimes our negative feelings give a different connotation to our words. Stop. Listen. Do not interrupt […]

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