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The Buddhist Cure for Disconnection & Loneliness.

We try to fill that hollow place within us with food or drugs or alcohol or consumerism—just about anything we can get our hands on—but it doesn’t take too long to realize these external entities do not make us feel…
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Why we Chase after the Ones who Break our Hearts.

It seems as though we really need to decide what kind of compromise we’re willing to accept. The lover who doesn’t give us butterflies, but is there for us lovingly and consistently---or the “tricky type” we long for who will…
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The Difficult Task of Learning How to Love.

The small minority of people who are able to stay in relationships for years on end are the ones who realize—or most likely just understand on an intuitive level—that they are shacked up with a fallible human. They are going…
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5 Ways to Know it’s Time to Leave.

It’s never fun to go through a breakup. In fact, not many of the things in life that net us the best possible results are “fun.” They are, however, necessary and really not as bad as they may seem in…
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When your Soulmate is a Jerk & Other Life Challenges.

I have a woman in my life that I met in my 30s. When we started dating, our relationship was seen by many people---especially by her parents---as super controversial because I was 16 years older than her.
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Are you a Sapiosexual? 5 Ways to Tell.

If you are a sapiosexual, you probably already know that that is the myth about the guy who was cursed to spend all of eternity pushing a boulder up a hill, only to have it fall down to the bottom…
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The One Thing we can do Today to Get out of our Funk.

Go 24 hours without complaining about anything. That means even to yourself. This is not an easy task. A lot of us may have already mastered the art of not bitching to everyone around us, but if we pay attention…
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The 5 Habits of Highly Responsive Partners.

Good, long-lasting relationships rely on many different variables, and this advice is by no means foolproof. Without attraction, passion, and common vision, these steps will only work so well. If, however, you remember a time when you couldn’t stop thinking…