Emotional cheating has exploded onto the scene as the number one threat to long term committed relationships, with the social media revolution and (re)connecting with ‘friends’ and ex lovers on Facebook and other social media networks.
It all starts innocently enough, or so we tell ourselves. But the truth is that even before we start testing the waters with other person, we know that something is not quite right with the dynamic of the relationship we are in. We feel unhappy and discontented… perhaps even disconnected from the one we supposedly love, whether a spouse or a long term partner. Either way, the deep emotional connection we long for is missing.
Three common reasons for this state of discontentment/emotional disconnect are: Continue reading
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
You’ve booked the pet sitter for a weekend away because your lover promised to whisk you off to Paris. It’s nearly time to go… you’re sitting on your suitcase to make it shut properly when you get a text message, saying that your lover’s 5 year old son fell off his bike and broke an arm so he can’t go. You have a couple of different options at times like these. Some reach for a bottle of Jack Daniels… some say a prayer… Continue reading
The number 7 is a magickal and mystical number. It’s a known as the bridge number between the celestial 3 (Holy Trinity) and earthly 4 (four corners of the world). The number 7 has been revered as a number of great mystical power for thousands of years. There are 7 days of the week and the colours of the rainbow are 7. Traditional Astrology recognises 7 planets as influencing our lives. The human body has 7 chakras which each correspond to one of the 7 musical notes on the Western scale.
It’s a number of planning, strategy and analysis but also of confusion, illusion and delusion. It tends to spiritualise things and sometimes creates a spiritual by-pass, preventing issues to be dealt with thoroughly. It can create an egocentric and ‘kooky’ personality which tends to isolate itself but on the other hand, it can also generate a person with high ideals who leads a life of selfless service. Continue reading