Ways to Love Someone That You Don’t Particularly Like

Humanize them: We are all individuals with our own hopes and dreams. No one can completely walk in your shoes. Recognize that other people may have different motivations driving their opinions, a different hierarchy of issues. If all else fails, see the hurt inner child they may have inside. Find something in common: Find something, … More Ways to Love Someone That You Don’t Particularly Like

Q&A How Do I Know if This is “True Love”?

From Elaina: All relationships, including friendships, go through phases. There is the first spark, where everything is fun and exciting. This is the phase where you can’t believe how much you agree on everything. You love being around “your person” all the time! Eventually, that initial spark wears down in almost every relationship. Things get … More Q&A How Do I Know if This is “True Love”?

Boundaries

From Lisa’s daughter, Hannah: Boundaries in our day to day lives are usually meant to keep things separate, for example, blocking oncoming traffic from crossing over the median. But boundaries are actually very useful tools we can use in our personal lives too. The function of a boundary in your life is the same as … More Boundaries

Gratitude

From Lisa I have so much to be grateful for lately.  My youngest graduated from high school and many people came to celebrate this momentous occasion.  For two weeks, we were visited by family and friends.  People that have poured into my daughter for years and years.  The village that helped me raise her.  Words … More Gratitude