Have you noticed that just as quickly as you fall in love with someone, you can just as suddenly fall out of love? Why is that? Could it be that what we call 'love' is often something other than love? We often confuse many things with love, in particular, attraction and infatuation. So to be … Continue reading UNHAPPY TOGETHER – Why Do We Fall Out of Love? And Why Do We Stay?
So there's someone you find attractive and you finally work up the courage to tell them only to be rejected. It feels like you've been punched in the heart and you can't understand why they don't see you as desirable and worthy of their affection. And if it happens over and over again you might … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection
I wanna talk today about how to accept an apology. This may seem like a very simple thing, but often we go about it all wrong. What we have to understand is that an apology has two intentions. One is the intention to correct one's behavior. The other is to make amends with the person … Continue reading How to Accept an Apology
Apologizing seems simple enough, but there's more to it than merely saying “I'm sorry.” An apology is not only an expression of regret. It should also come with the sincere intention to correct one's behavior. When we apologize we should understand clearly what we're apologizing for, otherwise our words will be empty of meaning. If … Continue reading How to Apologize
As a teenager I experienced a fair amount of heartbreak. Sometime after falling in love my partner would gradually lose interest, becoming distant and indifferent, and eventually deciding to call it off. The breakup would leave me with a sense of despair and sometimes anger. But I wanted to understand why. I wanted to know … Continue reading Illusions of Love