Here’s a terrific short video – and an important reminder to anyone who has ever loved (by which I mean everyone :)). Inspirational thinker Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how it sabotages our relationships, and why we desperately need to move beyond this toxic behavior. Watch the Video Brené Brown studies human connection
As we all struggle with the terrible reality of violent, angry, deadly attacks, day after day, here are little things we can do for ourselves and for our world to make things a tiny bit less terrible. Here’s the link: http://iambeggingmymothernottoreadthisblog.com/2015/11/28/fifteen-things-for-when-the-world-is-shitty-and-terrifying/ I am particularly liked 1, 4 and 9, and I often return the shopping carts
Here are beautiful vows, by Andy Charrington, that speak to our longing, our need for loving touch. If I ever marry again, I’d want my vows to be something like this. I promise that I will always try to see you. That even when our bodies bend and our hands wrinkle, I will still see
Here’s an article about John and Julie Gottman and their attempt to actually mine data to learn how to make long-term relationship grow and thrive.
Many of us wondered if we would live to see this day, the day the US Government would support what has come to be called marriage equality – the idea that two people of the same gender, who choose to embrace all that marriage entails, have the same right to marry as two people who happen to be a man and a woman. Friday last, June 26, 2015…the Supreme Court, stated same gender couples deserve “equal dignity in the eyes of the law.”
I’m not sure I’ve ever actually had that thought about any guy I was looking at in real life – hey fella, your underwear is really sexy. And, because that censor that lives inside of us keeping us from blurting out every fool thought that comes to mind is defective in me, I said something like “Damn, that underwear is really sexy! What kind is it?”
Brentan Schellenbach, posted by elephantjournal.com, “For me, sharing sex with someone requires a certain alignment, and I do not take that lightly. My sex requires that I can possibly foresee living with a person and combining all my stuff with all of their stuff (and I mean physical, emotional, cognitive and spiritual stuff—the stuff that just feels heavy if it’s not the right