One of the main factors of having and keeping a good relationship is being able to trust, and have good communication. In order for others to trust us, we have to be able to become vulnerable, and show our vulnerability. Honesty and vulnerability go hand in hand. You cannot be totally, and genuinely truthful with another, without opening up fully to them.[...]
We are conceived through a connection, of the deepest kind, between a man and a woman, and from the moment that we are conceived, we are connected to our Mother in her womb. When that physical connection we began with is separated at birth, we spend our lives desiring to be connected again. How we go about, and how well we succeed, at re-creating that connection…becomes the story of our lives.[...]
I was raised in a family of givers, and caretakers, and the old fashion way, where the women wait on the men, and take care of the home, but in the world of relationships, that tenancy and upbringing, if taken too far, can get me into a whole lot of trouble with men, and ultimately be the downfall of any relationship. There is a fine line between caring for someone and allowing yourself to be a “puppet on a string”.
When you spend all of your time trying to please another person, at your own expense; they will see you as weak, possessive and clingy.[...]
I was reading an article by Zara Stevens, and it hit on something that has been on my mind a lot these past few years.
"You no longer make me happy anymore."
I heard this statement a lot at the end of my last relationship; that had started out with the most profound happiness that I could ever imagine. Both of us were filled with dreams that we were working to create together, along with supporting each other's individual dreams.
But then there came that "crack", as Zara put it.
I think that so many times part of the problem lies in the fact; that we meet someone, and they begin to bring so very much happiness into our lives, that each of you creates this perfect picture in your mind, about what a wonderful,[...]
Come join me on my quest to self discovery, discovering how and where I went wrong, and the healing process on my road to fulfilling my destiny. You might come to discover a bit about you, through me.
We are all here on this Earth to teach each other about ourselves.
See the post Did You Know? to see all those little things that bring "simple" joy to my life.