Tag: relationship tips

Relationships Need Pruning Too

Relationships Need Pruning Too

The other day I saw a video that compared relationships to the leaves, branches, and roots of a tree. It made so much sense that I thought it would be a great way to remind us all that relationships need pruning too. In gardening, pruning helps plants…

Tips on Weeding Out Men via Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

Tips on Weeding Out Men via Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

Yes, Steve Harvey has totally provided some great tips on weeding out men via Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. I know I definitely see what he means when my girlfriends and I sit around talking about our relationships, new and old.  It’s baffling to…

Expectations of Giving and Getting in Relationships

Expectations of Giving and Getting in Relationships

I don’t know about you, but after reading Gina Lake‘s book – Loving in the Moment:  Moving from Ego to Essence in Relationships I now realize that most of the disagreements in my current relationship have been caused by my expectations of what my partner should be willing and able to do for me.  Ultimately, when I did the expectation break down, I realized that it’s all based on the ide
Love or Ego, Which Do You Choose?

Love or Ego, Which Do You Choose?

As I discussed in my previous post –The Ego Is So Unflattering, Yet So Hard to Shake – I struggle with my Ego constantly.  I originally thought it was more of an issue in my closest relationships (when dealing with my partner or family), but I’ve…

The Ego Is So Unflattering, Yet So Hard to Shake

The Ego Is So Unflattering, Yet So Hard to Shake

It’s funny, before I started my quest to find out how to live in the moment, I thought the Ego was reserved to describe those who thought they had it all and let you know about it.  Now, as I’m knee deep in learning more about…

Communication is Key

Communication is Key

If you’ve seen some of my previous posts you may know that I’ve been searching for “the man of my dreams” for a while.  Just recently my best friend of almost 17 years and I realized that we could be an amazing match if we truly let go of our EGO and communicate open and honestly with each other during the good and the bad times of our lives. This time we accepted that transitioning bac