Relationships and Love

Love in the Time of Cholera [COVID19]

Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Love in the Time of Cholera seems the perfect lead for my thoughts of love and romance during this bizarre time of the world’s pandemic-the Coronavirus. A bit of backdrop regarding the novel: In the late 1800s, in a Caribbean port city, a young telegraph operator named Florentino Ariza falls deliriously in love… Continue reading Love in the Time of Cholera [COVID19]

Relationships and Love

Romantic Reciprocity

Romantic reciprocity is the belief and action of each person in a relationship caring about one another, their well being. Each person is invested and engaged. They initiate communication and caring consistently and equally. Have you been in a romantic relationship where you feel either you are working too hard and the other person isn't?… Continue reading Romantic Reciprocity

Relationships and Love

Distance and Differences- a Way to Intimacy

Rainer Maria Wilke:    Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other against the sky. I'm not sure more can be said… Continue reading Distance and Differences- a Way to Intimacy

Relationships and Love

How Intimate Can You Be?

We all dream of finding the 'one' who we can share our deepest feelings with; connect on a emotional, spiritual, and physical level; and thrive in each other's company. But how intimate can we really be? How deep can two people really go with each other? Intimacy is the theme of humanity. We all thrive… Continue reading How Intimate Can You Be?

Relationships and Love

Love in Your Own Backyard

Being off Online Dating has its merits. Being off Online Dating also has its minuses. Let's start with intention: You know that when you contact a person (or being contacted) that there is some sort of romantic intention in the meeting of a stranger. There are classifications of intention: a. Mr. Playboy looking for Recreational… Continue reading Love in Your Own Backyard

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Restoring Your Heart After Heartbreak

I can come across confident, strong and in control, even after heartbreak. But ask any of my close friends and they will tell you otherwise. I had been dating a man, who wasn't all in. We broke it off, then in an email,  I told him I had worked through my pain over the weekend… Continue reading Restoring Your Heart After Heartbreak