Someone once said that falling in love should be effortless.
True, falling in love is easy, but staying in love always needs a bit of work.
#1 Try your best to love your partner unconditionally even if it seems hard not to be selfish. ] #2 Think from your partner’s perspective when it comes to matters of the heart.
A generation of liberal parents has striven towards a utopian ideal: raising their children in a non-confrontational household, unfettered by strict rules.
But a new study of 9,000 households found that children whose parents favoured this laissez-faire style of parenting were less likely to develop vital life skills – such as empathy, self-control and application – by the age of five than those whose parents took a traditional "tough love" approach.
“An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.” ― E. Bucchianeri, tags: acquaintances, advice, caring, caring-for-others, catholic, catholic-author, christian, companion, constructive-criticism, criticism, flattery, friend, friends, friendship, gadfly, hard-truths, human-nature, people, tough-love, true-friends, true-love, truth, wisdom, wise-sayings tags: advice, angels, enemies, family, friendships, helping, helping-you, honest-advice, life-purposes, love, marriage, no-hate, real-love, soul-connections, spiritual-awakening, spirituality, spouses, tough-love, true-love “Never allow yourself to become a choice in any relationship. Next time you see Yamada, drag her up to the roof and throw her over! ” ― Chika Umino “I mean, most parents would be proud of a kid like that - good-lookin' and smart and everything, but they gave in to him all the time. For somebody to tell him 'No.' To have somebody lay down the law, set the limits, give him something solid to stand on. You are going to fix this problem, he said when he diag- nosed whatever was wrong, and there was never any question. It was just a matter of trying and trying and trying some more.
The moment you do is when you have reduced your loved one's affections to a daily biological question: Should I take a dump here or wait till I get home? Alder tags: awareness, choices, commonsense, confidence, dating-101, dignity, healing, life-coach, marital-advice, marriage, relationship-advice, relationships, relationships-101, self-protection, self-respect, single-woman, singles, tidy-bowl, tough-love, women-empowerment tags: actions, advice, applied-lessons, applying, band-aids, better-than-prozac, blatant, brutal-truth, choices, cold-reality, consequences, downplaying, eggshells, faster-therapy, fighting-for-truth, freedom, gentleness, good-advice, group-therapy, half-truths, helping-one-anothers, honesty, humility, interventions, keeping-it-real, knowing, learned-lessons-from-others, learning, life-changing, life-coach, living-reality, openess, overcoming-ego, protective-family, protective-friends, realism, reality, right-as-rain, rules-work, say-it-like-it-is, self-respect, similar-paths, slapping-sense-into-loved-ones, staying-positive, stayingpositiveu-com, sugar-coated, swallowing-pride, teachers, tipping-points, tough-love, truth, turning-points, understanding, values, waking-up-friends, white-path, wisdom, your-not-alone “Kaderin didn't believe, as a whole, the nymphs were more beautiful than the Valkyrie, but everything about them screamed, "Easy lay! " And curiously, many males found that more appealing than the Valkyrie's "Do it and die, simian".” ― Kresley Cole, “When you meet a dark angel don't you ever for one minute believe they are bad because they have faced the worst demons and lived to guide you through yours. The one about the lion pushing his own cubs over the cliff to make them tough... He kept trying to make someone say 'No' and they never did. He yelled not because we’d never learn, but because he was absolutely certain that we would.” ― Joanne Lipman and Melanie Kupchynsky, “Let's dispense with the nonsense, Victoria.