Dating can have extreme highs and lows. When I take a look back on some of my relationships that didn't work out, I noticed one thing that they all have in common, I was not open about my needs early in the dating process. I was just a go with the flow type girl and most… Continue reading The Wednesday Rule: Conversations for Succesful Dating
Having healthy personal boundaries helps us lay the groundwork for healthy boundaries when dating and in relationships. We have to know what specific boundaries we need to have and the consequences for stepping over them. I know for me setting boundaries in my life has become pivotal in my self-development, but this was not always… Continue reading Don’t Cross That Line: Setting Healthy Personal Boundaries
The 5 Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman is a game changer when it comes to relationships and learning how to communicate with your partner. It has easily help me figure out my love language and what I need from my significant other to feel loved. If you haven't read the book here are the… Continue reading Self-Love: Using the 5 Love Languages to Love Yourself
Dealing with unrequited love, abandonment, or abuse can leave a mess in your life. Even with this mess all of us still have to work, take care of our families and keep going on with everyday life. There will always be things that will get you down, stops you in your tracks or makes you feel like you can’t keep going. I find that identifying these things helps make life a little easier. You can better prepare yourself and have processes in place that support you get back to sunny days and blue skies. Learning your stressors and triggers are extremely important.
Recovering from abandonment it not an easy process. Coping and moving on has been very important in my recovery process. I decided to stop letting my hurt and pain control my life and emotions, and I mindfully work on my healing. In my last blog shared I shared my story, today I will share four things I had to accept to begin my healing process.
Unrequited Love is a feeling, especially love that is not returned or rewarded. It just that plain and simple. My first unrequited love story started when I was two years old when my mother let the courts award my father with sole custody to raise me as a single parent at the tender age of 18 yrs. old.