We are all familiar with the ideal of love at first sight, getting married and living happily ever after, until death do us part. At some level we all wish it were true, and maybe even believe it. Recall the movie Jerry Maguire when Tom Cruise says to Renee Zellwegger, “you complete me” – this sums up our culture’s fascination with love and its ability to cure all ills. Faced with this lofty idealism, daily life tosses our marriages onto the ragged shores of reality.
What most of us want— more than anything — is Love. More than money, possessions, fame, and fortune...we want Love. We want Love because, in the depths of our soul, we know that Love is the only thing that can make us happy. Every path we take to find happiness is really a search for Love.
In their new book Wild Attraction: A Ruthlessly Practical Guide to Extraordinary Relationship, Paul and Patricia Richards offer a stunning new relationship model that reveals the effects of subtle energy on love and intimacy. Centered on 59 “Energetic Facts of Life”, the book provides cutting edge advice and tools for experiencing energetically “awakened” romantic relationships and transformational intimacy that works.
Relationship and marriage, according to the Kabbalah, must be based on spirituality. The connection between two people starts with their mutual desire to discover the spiritual realm and actualize the purpose of creation. Here is the philosophy behind love and Marriage, and some interesting ethnicity.
We find people attractive for all kinds of reasons. But, most of the time, chemistry is based on stuff we're not even aware of. We're most attracted to what we know. Or rather who we know.
Empaths require private downtime to prevent emotional overload.(Adapted from Dr. Judith Orloff’s book “Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life”)
Loneliness gets to some more than others. But why it hangs on isn’t always apparent when read by traditional medical eyes.
We all want to be loved and to have someone to love. So, why is that so hard to figure out? And why does the person you love pull away, when you need them the most?
I’d like to ask you to take an inventory of the people in your life right now. Most relationships are based on some kind of common interest or the mutual exchange of needs.
A person who is emotionally imbalanced carries that over into both the work environment and personal relationships. How many of us have had to contend with a controlling, Napoleanic or bullying boss?
Accepting relationships as they come to us is one of life’s greater growth opportunities. I’m not just referring to relationships with partners, but also parents, friends, co-workers and pets. In accepting others as they are, we let go of our structured thoughts, parental criticism and brainwashing. This also leads to increased self-acceptance. It inevitably returns to self-love, self-acceptance, forgiveness and gratitude.
Once you start loving and embracing yourself, you will find it much easier to love and embrace everyone else.To create loving relationships, we need to start by evaluating our relationship with ourselves. How are we loving and honoring ourselves? Are we constantly judging and putting ourselves down? Are we so hard on ourselves, that in our eyes, we can’t do anything right? If this is so, there is a big possibility this is also how we are treating others around us.