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?
There are few words that are thrown around so loosely and frivolously as the word “love”. I think the word has been so misused and misunderstood, so polluted and corrupted that perhaps we need a new word, a better word. “Love” is one of those words that means so many different things to different people … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Say, “I Love You”?
Relationship is natural to all of us. We are social beings, and each of us are drawn to companionship in some form or another. For most of us there is a yearning for connection, often romantic in nature. We seek someone to love and to love us in return. We find pleasure in sharing our … Continue reading Looking for Love – Why We Seek Relationship
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