Could love be less stressful if we tried it without promising “till death do you part”?
How can we know when we will feel better following a setback?
Here are 6 ways to help ourselves feel better and move on following the end of a romantic relationship. This helpful article is from one of our favorite guest authors, Kelleye Robinson, The Dating Coach. Let us know what you think!
Anger can mask the deeper layers of why we are upset. This excellent article by Dr. Ann Becker Schutte can help us reveal how to give ourselves the healing results we need the most.
What does it mean to be ‘supportive’ in a romantic relationship? In this article by dating coach Kelleye Robinson, she highlights how challenging it can be to help calm and uplift each other when emotions run high. Can we notice these negative patterns and begin to learn how to create more stable relationships?
Here at Body Aware Grieving we are always looking to wisdom from cultures around the world. This excellent video from Africa has, practical advice about: recovery from loss, romantic renewal after a break-up and how to prepare for our own peaceful journey.
If you have additional perspectives to share we would love to learn about them in the comments section below!
Whether in romance, jobs or finances it is easy to begin comparing oneself to others. Blogger Kelleye Robinson, gently reminds us to care well for what we already have.
This well-produced video about a young couple going through the stages of meeting, falling in love and then breaking up has generated over 5 million views in less than a week. The topic of romantic hopes and losses seems to be touching many of our lives. Can discussion about a story like this help us learn how to become more skillful and satisfied in our relationships?
Happiness doesn’t just belong to couples, but you knew that. Here is a podcast about being happy and single, but you already knew that too. The title kinda gave it away. Thanks for listening!
ROMANCE SABBATICAL A satisfying lifestyle where ones emotional, logistical and physical needs are being met in the absence of a traditional romantic partnership. Example: Mary is in the process of getting a divorce and has decided to take a “romance sabbatical”. She wants to wait at least six months before creating another romantic partnership. Mary plans to: visit with her closest friends regularly, organize who will help take care of her in the case of an emergency, get professional massages at least twice a week and begin taking partner dance classes. Here is an audio podcast introducing this concept. As always, let us know your thoughts whether good or bad.