What good are our emotions anyway.. do we really need them?

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, emotions, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, love, marriage, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships | Posted on: April 19, 2014

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Would you give up the emotions of joy and passion in order not to feel sadness and anger? My friend Liz Coleman of The Spaces Between Counselling www.thespacesbetweencounselling.com wrote this great blog on emotions that I wanted to share with all of you. Do you find yourself saying “my emotions are making me crazy I […]

Juan Pablo

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, love, marriage, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, what is love?, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: March 12, 2014

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One of my guilty pleasures is watching the popular hit TV show, The Bachelor. http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor The hunky man of the hour this season was a suave Venezuelan named Juan Pablo Galavas. As he was closing in on who the lucky girl would be that would have his heart, he got a bit of a shock. One of […]

My Marriage is Over!

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, love, marriage, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, what is love?, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 17, 2014

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MY MARRIAGE IS OVER! I was on holiday at a beautiful BC ski hill, sitting in front of the fire, watching the snow trickle down, curled up in my most comfy pajamas, watching my favorite movie after a fantastic day of skiing. And I was miserable. I was sure I had to leave my marriage. […]

What’s Your Love Level?

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 15, 2014

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The Love-O-Meter An excerpt from the book The Lime Green Plastic Covered Couch The level of emotional maturity with which you relate to relationships is the one you learned in your family and your culture. In other words, you only love as much as you learned how to love. Imagine that you have your own […]

But He NEVER Meets My Needs!

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 14, 2014

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But he NEVER meets my needs! This is an important topic for many, many women. As the nurturers of society, we tend to put others first. Our relationships, our children if we have them, the project we are working on for our boss, even our dog. One of the most important things I learned while […]

Sympathy Can Be Bad For Your Health

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 12, 2014

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Sympathy Can Be Bad For Your Health “Oh, but I understand why he does it.” Famous last words. And words that a friend of mine uttered shortly before her boyfriend started to get violent with her. Now, don’t get me wrong. Empathy is a great thing; we couldn’t have relationships without it. Sympathy, on the […]

Are You With the Wrong Man?

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on:

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“If a woman is always feeling disappointed by the man she’s with, either she’s with the wrong man or she’s not ready for a relationship.” ~ Anonymous. When I saw this quote for the first time, I realized I fell into the latter category. Every man I had been with had been a disappointment to […]

You Are Who You Sleep With

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 10, 2014

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Pollyanna and Hitler You are who you sleep with. What? What are you talking about and what do you mean? That was my first thought when these words tumbled out of my teachers mouth. He explained. “You are at the same level of ability to have a relationship as the partner you are with. You […]

What is Passive Aggression?

Posted by: Marion | Posted in: Dating, dating help, dating help for women, Free counseling advice, Free Counselling advice, passive aggression, Personal Growth, psychology, Relationships, Women Dating, women dating advice | Posted on: February 9, 2014

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Crazy Making 101 This is a great article from Psychology Today about passive aggressive behaviour. If you find yourself feeling confused and always feeling shut down or helpless in a relationship, it could be because of passive aggressive behaviour. Or, you could even be the one who uses it as a defense mechanism. Either way, […]




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