Psychology

Change Brings Its Own Demands

Source: Rawpixel/Pixabay Throughout our lives, conditions inside us, around us, and in the larger world can demand that we change in response to shifts that occur.  Such changes present unique challenges to love relationships. Read my 51st post in "52 Ways to Show I Love You" on "Life, Refracted" at PsychologyToday.com by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:54+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Life, Refracted, Psychology, Transformation|

Show Love by Providing Pleasure

Source: Mariolh/Pixabay When we feel an impulse to bring a loved one a gift, heightened consciousness can help us make a perfect choice.  To examine types of gifts your might consider, your reasons for wanting to offer it, and the impact you hope it will have, read this post from "Life, Refracted" on PsychologyToday.com by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:54+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Psychology|Tags: |

Try these tips when someone threatens your couple

Source: GoranH/Pixabay After discussing what might motivate a person to interfere with your couple or disturb your tranquility (click here), I explored the way that those motives might become translated into behaviors (click here).  To examine how you might identify such a threat and approach dealing with it, see "Learn how to deal with people toxic to your couple" by reading this post from "Life, refracted" in PsychologyToday.com by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:54+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Psychology|Tags: , , |

When Talking to Yourself Can Bring Insight – and Better Loving

Javier-Rodriguez/Pixabay The therapeutic technique of "Interior Monologue" has been around for decades.  It can be useful in many situations, and especially in helping manage a love relationship.  To better appreciate what an interior monologue is and can be, how it might be useful in a relationship, and why it can be so effective, read my latest post from "Life, Refracted", in PsychologyToday.com by clicking here. .

Imagery Can Illuminate Ways to Better Express How and Why We Love

comfreak/Pixabay When we allow our imagination to show us possibilities, we can better see the ways in which we are experiencing love and would like to express it.  All sorts of information is available to us when we tap into the unconscious stream that brings us memories - or even new constructions - of sensory experiences.  Read my latest post for PsychologyToday.cpm, "Life, Refracted", by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:55+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Psychology|

Create Meaningful Rituals to Express Love

Source: jill111/Pixabay Meaningful rituals are activities we engage in with intention. They can bring us reassurance, reflecting commitment, and can comfort us in times of trial.  Read my latest post for "Life, Refracted" on PsychologyToday.com, 52 Ways to Show I Love You:  Create the Right Rituals, by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:55+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Well-Being|Tags: , , |

Honoring the Irreplaceable Moments

Source: MichaelGaida/Pixabay Moments that change our perspective, our mood, our behavior, perhaps even our lives, can happen so quickly - yet their impact can be enduring.  To read a reflection on what makes a moment so special, how it affects us, and how it can be an expression of love, read my post in "Life,Refracted" at PsychologyToday.com by clicking here.

2018-01-31T21:03:55+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Life, Refracted, Psychology, Transformation|

Differences Sometimes Demand Accommodation

Source: janeb13/Pixabay When differences resulting from limitations or preferences, wants or needs, or simply the extent of intimacy desired, present challenges to people who love each other, accommodation can be called for. Dealing with them with sensitivity and care can show love in a powerful way. To read my "Life, Refracted" post in PsychologyToday.com about this topic, click here.

2018-01-31T21:03:55+00:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Psychology|

Sometimes the Best Way to Show Love is to Just Pitch In

Source: AGuen/Pixabay Sometimes a person is dependent on others for whatever needs doing.  Whether a crisis, an ongoing commitment, or a one-shot opportunity, pitching in allows unique expressions of love that show, rather than tell, your love.  For more thoughts on this topic, read my Life, Refracted post on "52 Ways to Show I Love You:  Pitching In", just click here.

2018-01-31T21:03:56+00:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Aspects of Loving, Life, Refracted, Psychology|