Tag Archives: Hopelessness and Despair

Love Gone Bad: Avoiding a Valentine’s Nightmare

Falling in love doesn’t require maturity. Babies fall in love everyday. “Falling” in love is basically about pleasure and receiving perfect mirroring – caught up in images and fantasies about the joy, excitement and pleasure another will bring into your … Continue reading

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Communicate Better with the Ones You Love

We all experience times when someone we love says or does something that hurts us to one degree or another. In the wake of these painful moments we may regret how we handled ourselves. Unfortunately in such circumstances, the instinctive … Continue reading

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Wounded Parent – Wounded Child

Watching the film “Love & Other Drugs” this Sunday morning, a pharmaceutical salesman, Jamie, begins a “tempestuous romance with a free-spirited Parkinson’s patient.” Unexpectedly, he falls desperately in love with Maggie Murdock who is afraid to let herself love (“Who … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Negativity! It Only Creates Hopelessness and Despair

We all have a wish list and fantasies are fun – as long as they don’t become obsessions. From time to time you may project images of happiness onto some time in the future when your wishes come true and that … Continue reading

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