Relationship Expectations, Reality & Disappointment

“My partner isn't the same person they were when I met them.” or “How can I get my partner to change?” These are the kinds of questions we often ask. But are we not seeing the full picture? And are we focused on trying the change the wrong person? Expectations lead to disappointment, and this … Continue reading Relationship Expectations, Reality & Disappointment

Dealing with Rejection

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

Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?

Human civilization has existed for some 10,000 years and in all that time we have been killing one another, raping, stealing, exploiting one another, and destroying the natural ecosystem which supports our very existence.  No other species behaves so recklessly.  No other species is so systematically self-destructive. Religions have not solved the problem.  Governments have … Continue reading Why Is There So Much Conflict in the World?

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