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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Time for a Soul Mate Check-Up

On a scale of one to ten where do you fall today in soul mate behavior? How about hello's and good-by's? Time spent talking, hugging, kissing, cuddling? What is he/she wearing? Did you notice? Have you been bitchy or understanding? Negative or positive? Critical or encouraging? Have you found something to enjoy? How often have you laughed? Have you done something for yourself?

We all need a check-up once in awhile. Today is all you've got. Treasure each moment. If you are with the one you love, today is a good day. Thank God for it.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Jillian Harris And Ed Swiderski Reality Show Lovers

"It's such a contradiction to have something so normal come from something so manic", Harris is quoted as saying in People magazine. She is talking about her relationship with Ed Swiderski. I think this is no more "normal" than the $60,000 custom designed platinum and diamond Neil Lane ring Ed gave Jillian.

What do viewers of "Bachelorette" think about all of this? Do you believe the show proves that soul mates are out there waiting to be found? What are the odds that relationships created on television will lead to lifelong soul mates?

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Jon and Kate Gosselin

I am sure you knew that it was inevitable that I would comment on this couple. Another highly visible celebrity couple blow up their marriage. The couple are taking eight small children, Mady and Cara, 8, Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Leah, and Joel, through the pain of divorce. They join thousands of children from "broken families."

Studies show that divorce is hard on children. The younger the child the harder it is. That is because young children cannot think abstractly until they are about 7 years old. They believe that if they were more acceptable and good, their Mommy or Daddy would not leave.

You can prevent this from happening by beginning to learn how to do relationship before you have children. Having children brings big change. It is a challenge to learn how to keep intimacy intact after children arrive.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Soccer's David and Victoria Beckham

David believes that the secret to making any marriage work is to have fun together. "Your kids have to come first, but you have to also spend time together as a couple," he says in People Magazine. David and Victoria celebrated their 10th anniversary in Seychelles, France. They had romantic meals and sat out until 5 in the morning every night talking and enjoying each other.


"Marie Avinov"--An Amazing Love Story

When we were at Sea Ranch I read a powerful book, "Marie Avinov" by Paul Chavchavdze. This amazing love story shows how a strong woman survived miraculously
one of the bloodiest and most chaotic periods in world history. It is a true story. It is the kind of story that will impact your life and thinking.