Category Archives: Broken Relationships

What if you don’t feel love?

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What if you don’t feel love?

Have you noticed how being true to feelings has become a measure of good character? One who fails to act consistently with her feelings is considered dishonest and hypocritical. How does this apply to love? Continue reading

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Contractual relationships

Highly protective, suspicious and controlling adults must look back to ask if there is a story behind their approach to life and to people. Continue reading

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Do everything in love

Emphasis, examples, and definitions of love that I need to review often. Continue reading

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Love is patient and kind

Significant relationship improvement in two qualities… Continue reading

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Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading

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Verbal abuse and appearance bullying

Consider why childhood verbal abuse and appearance bullying often cast a long shadow over adult lives and make adult relationships difficult.
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When you feel like getting revenge

Seven responses when you feel like getting revenge.  Continue reading

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Catch my live show with @JustinBlaney

Catch my live show with @JustinBlaney on ‪#‎I4JLIVE‬ 5/7. Continue reading

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Eight point communication agreement

Eight guidelines for better communication! Continue reading

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