Failed relationships can be extremely painful experiences, and it can seem that, in having them, we waste time on something that in the end seems to have been futile and pointless. But frustration brings growth, and crisis transformation. Failed relationships have a lot to contribute to our personal growth if we’re only willing to be conscious of the parts of ourselves that they bring us into conflict with. 1. Failed relationships reflect your character back at you When there’s conflict in a relationship it can
Being yourself is about being honest with yourself and other people. Being afraid of being yourself means that your life doesn’t align with your true needs. When you stop being afraid of being yourself, your internal and external reality transforms. Here are 8 miracles that will happen as soon as you do: 1. You accept yourself When you stop being afraid of being yourself, you stop trying to hide aspects of yourself for which you feel irrational shame. You accept yourself as a unique individual,
Old souls seem to have an innate maturity, which also affects their love life. They go through life as if their eyes had seen a lot more than their years on this planet would permit. Old souls understand that there's more to life than what X is wearing or who Y is dating. They realize there's more to life than how much money you’ve got in your bank account and what car you're driving. How do old souls love and show affection in a relationship?
If you asked most people what they imagined the perfect couple to be, they’d probably tell you that they should share interests and have similar personalities. The perfect couple can be found in different combinations, and in the case of introverts and extroverts, the old adage ‘opposites attract’ seems to hold true. It might be surprising to hear that two such different personalities can make the perfect couple. Here are some reasons why: 1. They complement each other Like yin and yang, an introvert and an extrovert make
I’m assuming if you’re interested in the content of this article, that you’re either someone in a relationship with a person who is used to being alone, or you’re a person who is used to being alone, in a relationship with someone who is not. I’m also assuming that you want the relationship to work. If you’re really unhappy, the option to walk away is always there, I needn't offer advice to that effect. Loving someone who is used to being alone has its ups and
Is there anyone in today's world who can't identify with the anguish caused by the failure of a relationship? Relationships fail more often than ever before. I submit that there’s no adult living in today's world who hasn’t felt despair at the gaping chasm which exists between our ideals of what a relationship should be, and the reality that we’re confronted with. And this is the root of the problem of why relationships fail. Failed relationships are the perhaps the #1 reason for which we
Introverts are not known for making open expressions of love, or extravagant gestures of any kind. So how do you know when they love you? 1. They share their interests with you One way you know that an introvert loves you is that they begin to discuss the things that interest them with you. Introverts are often reticent about sharing their interests with people, as they usually expect that people won’t really care about the things they care about, and they generally decide it’s not
We're living in an extraordinary time. There are amazing things happening in the world and most of us haven't even realized it yet. Remember back in 2012 when we were all half-expecting the world to end, and then it didn’t? Interestingly enough, not all of the projections for 2012 were that the world would end per se. Rather that there would be amazing things happening in the world at that time. Does anyone remember Terence McKenna, the bizarre mix of scientist and psychedelic guru? He claimed that he’d