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In this section I write about topics that play a role in and around a separation, about needs, values and feelings. It gets personal here. That’s why I’m on first names basis here with my readers.
Partnerships are based on mutual attraction - inexplicable, magical, all at once. What everyone desires most deeply is an "attraction of inspiration" fed by benevolence, affection, eye-level and security. But there is also that other kind of attraction...read more
Anyone in a working environment knows that not everyone is always in a good mood. There are personal hang-ups, fluctuating moods, short bursts of anger or distress, but by and large, most people recover quickly and continue to perform normally in the...read more
You know that breaking up with your partner is unavoidable, it just cannot go on any longer. Terrible, because everything you've believed in is now bound to dissipate. For a mother or a father, the greatest concern is the well-being of children: how will...read more
Sometimes everything just gets to be too much: The bread crumbs in the kitchen, the worn socks in the bedroom, the open lipstick in the bathroom, not to mention toothpaste out of open lids or all the stuff around the house that could use a refill – you've...read more
You're an achiever, aren't you ? You perform all your duties, as an employee, a father or mother, as a partner, in institutions as a social being. The household is running smoothly, the children are fine, the daily program is always set. And there is...read more
You are special, unique, a sparkling diamond. Beautiful, smart, warmhearted. You have many wonderful qualities, many strengths, a few endearing weaknesses, you are an all-out wonderful human being. Someone special.This is a deep conviction of mine about...read more
As if breakup wasn’t painful enough: everyday you get into discussions on the simplest of things with your ex-partner because he/she keeps ignoring your informal agreements. Or changes his/her plans last minute, and thereby your plans. He is so...read more
Generosity is a very essential human trait and behavior. A trait that many seek from their partner and friends, that some actually find while others painfully miss generosity. Generosity allows so much: development, giving and taking, a nourishing sense of...read more
Narcissists are people who appear charming and confident at first sight. But they are in fact deeply insecure and blame everyone else for everything. Denying their own mistakes and twisting facts. The need for permanent recognition is like the air the...read more
Healthy self-love is one of the cornerstones of a good partnership, nourishing parenting and happiness.read more
Happiness is a strange notion sometimes, isn´t it ? Are you feeling happy right now? Sometimes we don´t, sometimes we do, but that’s not a given. We think of happiness as something fleeting and often we look for it in outer appearances or we expect other people to make us happy. This can put a heavy burden on a partnership.read more
Have you ever considered and formulated the values you have? What values does your partner have ? Or should have (when you’re single)?read more