Brene Brown on Boundaries

March 17, 2016
Brene Brown on Boundaries

We’ve been talking a lot about setting boundaries recently. Here’s a new Brene Brown video on why they’re not only helpful, they’re a prerequisite to being empathic and compassionate towards others. And to receiving compassion as well. A must see for both genders.

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Negotiating Happiness

March 15, 2016
Negotiating Happiness

Some might balk at the idea of approaching a romantic relationship as a strategic negotiation, but the fact is that all of our relationships require negotiation. Just ask anyone who’s had a kid. Negotiation is inevitable, and you can do it either badly or effectively. The difference between those outcomes will have a huge impact […]

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The Anxious-Avoidant Trap in Dating

March 10, 2016
The Anxious-Avoidant Trap in Dating

I’m pleased to publish a guest post today from one of my coaching clients. She’s been through some difficult situations but has worked hard on her own stuff and she has a lot to offer. I feel certain she will find her soulmate with aggressive filtering and continued self-development. Many thanks to her for writing this […]

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Struggling With Forgiveness

March 8, 2016
Struggling With Forgiveness

Several readers recently requested that I write about forgiveness as it applies to romantic relationships. I should warn you that I’ve waded into uncharted territory here. In more than seven years of writing HUS, I’ve never tackled this subject in any depth. Of course I’m familiar with the need to not hold grudges, keep the […]

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Casual Sex Lessons

March 1, 2016
Casual Sex Lessons

At Bustle, Kristen Sollee recently wrote 6 Valuable Lessons I Learned From Having Casual Sex. Sollee’s bio: “Kristen is the founding editrix of Slutist, a sex positive feminist site…that aims to uncover and undress the intersections between sex, gender, sexuality and feminism in art, culture and politics.” I find her article fascinating in that it provides a […]

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