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Dating: Going too fast and Sex too Soon

Going fast creates ‘False Intimacy’ which leads to getting into the wrong relationships.
Key behaviors leading to false intimacy:
• Sex too soon
• Spending the night
• Spending too much time
• Trust and time–over-disclosing

Key practices to slowing down:
• No sex for 10-12 dates
• Meeting for coffee instead of extended evening dates

By | 2015-04-25T00:21:58+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Dating: Going too fast and Sex too Soon

Dating: Is this good chemistry or am I in fantasy

A lot of us feel this magical element when we’re dating somebody where you feel really connected to them and you don’t know why. It just feels really good. Things are going good and you get really excited. This elation is a very pleasant feeling for most of us. At some level, I do believe […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:22:10+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Dating: Is this good chemistry or am I in fantasy

Being your fullest expression Part 1

Personal Freedom- “Being the fullest expression of ourselves”
Problem- Living a life unlived.
Major roadblocks to living a big life.
• Fear of being seen as egocentric, self-centered or selfish
• Playing small for others (fear of making others feel bad)
• Negative beliefs (childhood, family or difficult experiences)
• Fear of finding out if […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:22:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Being your fullest expression Part 1

Being your Fullest Expression -Part 2

Personal freedom:
Each one of us has a unique expression; we all can express ourselves in smaller ways and yet be just as beautiful.
Don’t believe me- find out for yourself, your own experience is your best teacher.
Suggestions:
• Explore how you stop yourself (ie. Negative stories)
• Give yourself permission to find out

By | 2015-04-25T00:22:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Being your Fullest Expression -Part 2

5 Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

Many people talk about surviving the holidays. I suggest you can do more than just survive: you can recreate your holidays. I’m not encouraging you to tackle the 100 pound gorilla in your family’s living room, but simply to set a new intention for yourself and create the holiday you want in small and meaningful […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:22:35+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

Basic Assertive Rights

1- The right to act in ways that promote your dignity and self-respect, as long as others’ rights are not violated in the process. You have the right to decide your values and lifestyles so long as you don’t violate the rights of others.

2- The right to be treated with respect. You have the right […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:22:43+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Relationship Advice|1 Comment

Respect is more Important than Love

Love is an amazing event that grows between two people. You can love someone and yet at times be disrespectful and unloving towards each other. This cycle is heart-wrenching and can erode love quicker than anything. The cycle begins with a person in the relationship feeling hurt, unloved or disrespected and leads to this person […]

By | 2015-04-21T20:25:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Friendship, Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Respect is more Important than Love

Fear of Being Alone & It’s Impact on Relationships

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Fear of Being Alone & Its Impact on Relationships

When you fall in love, there are many powerful forces and many of them are incredibly beautiful. Love is one of the most amazing things that will ever happen in our lives for those of us that have the grace to experience it.

There are some elements […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:25:07+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Fear of Being Alone & It’s Impact on Relationships

Letting go of the Small Stuff in Relationships

Letting go of the Small Stuff in Relationships

Hello. My name is Sevin Philips and I’m here to talk about letting go of the small things in a relationship. That’s a hard thing to define because what one person feels is small, the other person feels is a pretty big issue.

I’m asking all of you to […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:27:26+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on Letting go of the Small Stuff in Relationships

The Hidden Dangers of Gossip

How Gossip damages the foundation of trust, safety, connection and loving relationship. How to respond to gossip when others approach you with it.

By Sevin Philips MFT

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The Hidden Dangers of Gossip

Hello, my name is Sevin Phillips. I’m here to talk about gossip. It’s that age-old pastime. We’ve been doing it for centuries. Most of us […]

By | 2015-04-25T00:27:35+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Relationship Advice|Comments Off on The Hidden Dangers of Gossip

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.