Monthly Archives: May 2016
Relationships can be wonderful because you get double the joy, double the friends and double the fun. It’s a double-edged sword though, because you also get double the stress, double the pain and double the anxiety. As much as his dreams coming true mean your dreams come true, his suffering is also your suffering. It’s a big commitment to emotionally partner with someone because of these lows. Of course, the pluses should outweigh the minuses, but that doesn’t mean that the minuses aren’t there. They’re loud and proud and really hard to deal with. It becomes even more difficult when your man is in the dumps and you need support for something tough yourself. Here’s how to deal. Read more
(March 20 - April 19):A vote of confidence or ringing endorsement comes right when you need it. It’s the very thing to get you over the hump.
(April 20 - May 20):You weren’t quite sure that you were making the best financial decision, but the bump you see today in your investments should allay any apprehensions. Read more
(March 20 - April 19):Stop trying to force a square peg into a round hole. Retrace your steps and you’ll find a better fit.
(April 20 - May 20):There are times when your single-minded focus is a blessing. Your unshakable faith in an endeavor counteracts the prevailing pessimism. Read more
Being in a relationship is hard work. And that hard work is constant. It’s not like a job you can clock in and out of. A relationship is round the clock, 24 hours a day, non-stop, open at all hours work. And it can be exhausting. I talk to couples all the time who are just exhausted from the work it takes to keep their relationship functioning. I normally advise these couples to reframe the work they’re doing. Instead of viewing it as work, I try to get them to think of their relationship maintenance as habits. Read more