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Making Decisions Together Can Make You Happy!

When you two make decisions, does one of you expect to win? That means one of you has to lose. When you make decisions together, do you become rivals? If your partner’s strength is logic, and yours is intuition, do you spend time beforehand lining…

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When Is It Wrong to Be Right?

Photo Credit: Ahmed Carter, WHEN'S IT WRONG FOR YOUR VIEWPOINT TO ALWAYS BE RIGHT?  You have a viewpoint based on your perception of the world at that time - your culture, personality, and experiences.  The advantage of having a group…

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Do You Want Your Relationship to Be Special All Year Long or Only on Holidays?

What Kind of Relationship Do You Want to Have With Your Sweetheart? How long do you think your mutual joyousness will last? A year? Five years? Has it already hit the doldrums? Are you a little bit worried? There's hope. Let me tell you about…

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The Surprising Key to a Bountiful Marriage: Creating and Respecting Space

This blog post might as well have been called “An Ode to my Husband”. We met a little over 12 years ago and got married 10 years ago. All my convictions of why marriage wasn’t for me, why nobody would actually want to marry me, how I did not deserve…

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Can You Feel Vulnerable and Valuable Simultaneously?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LOVABLE? What does it mean to you? Kittens are lovable. Babies are lovable, too, because they just are who they are. No one has to wonder if a baby's hiding how they really feel. Can you keep your sense of who you are so you…

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How Do You Love?

“HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS…” -Sonnets from the Portuguese 43 The title comes from the first line of a love poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She goes on to explain, most beautifully-- "How Do You Love Somebody So They Know They…

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Guiding Your Children Toward Living Happy and Successful Lives

Photo Credit: Bruno Nascimento, Perceptions of Your Children Guide Both Your Behavior (and Theirs!) If you have your own children or care for children, what do you want to keep doing to guide them? What do you want to change? When you…

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Is Your Life as Organized as Your Closet?

Photo Credit: Shanna Camilleri, COULD YOUR CLOSET ORGANIZATION BE A METAPHOR FOR YOUR LIFE?  When you organize yourself, what should you keep, throw away, or celebrate? Who you are is all around you. Some people think it can even be…

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239: 12 Books For Living a Life Uncloseted – Rick Clemons

Making bold moves and living a life uncloseted, doesn’t take magic. It takes determination, belief, trust, and…a few good books. To get the year started, instead of a typical interview show, or goal setting show, I thought I’d simply provide you 12…

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235: Walking Outside The Norm – Shawn Singleton

This ain’t no fiction. It’s actually pretty damn truthful. Gay men, too often put themselves in a closet of only being attracted to the outside appearance and don’t move past the person’s flaws to get the beautiful human. Ok, this is probably true…

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