Expectation Leads to Disappointment

The very definition of disappointment is the non-fulfillment of expectation, and so there is a clear relationship between these two. Disappointment can only come from expectation. And it's often said that if you have no expectations you'll have no disappointments. But expectation seems to arise spontaneously, and often even subconsciously, which is to say that … Continue reading Expectation Leads to Disappointment

Is Self-Love Narcissistic?

There's often an emphasis on loving oneself, but some people wonder, "Isn't loving yourself narcissistic?" You may have heard that you can't genuinely love another unless you first love for yourself. You can't serve someone from your cup if your cup is empty. And this is why there's often so many problems in relationships. Because, … Continue reading Is Self-Love Narcissistic?

Why You Haven’t Found Your Soulmate… and Likely Never Will

According to a recent survey, roughly 73% of the (U.S.) population believes in soulmates.  That is, we believe there is one special person who we’re meant to be with for the rest of our lives.  But more than this, we believe that this person will be our perfect match in every way.  And we will … Continue reading Why You Haven’t Found Your Soulmate… and Likely Never Will