65 Items Tagged

forgiveness

The Subconscious Tendency That Erodes Intimacy In Every Relationship

"This one major change in your thinking has a huge impact on your life and on all your relationships."

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
October 10 2017

The Psychological Reason You Get Defensive (Hint: It's Not A Character Flaw)

If you're a defensive person, are you doomed to drive people away with your defensiveness forever? If you're in a relationship with a defensive...

Linda Carroll, M.S., LMFT
September 29 2017

4 Steps To Forgiving Those Who've Hurt You (Even When It Seems Impossible)

"Forgiveness means that you are willing to cancel the debt you feel someone owes to you, to surrender the hurt that you feel, and make peace with...

How To Forgive An Ex + Move On From A Toxic Relationship (Even When It Seems Impossible)

"By stepping toward forgiveness, I am not condoning my ex's actions. I am simply letting go of my hope for a better past."

Paula Witman
April 10 2017

How I Learned To Forgive My Mother + Broke A Cycle Of Generations Of Abuse

"I preached the importance of the power of forgiveness and yet I held onto so much anger myself. I wore it like a badge of honor."

Allison Lurey
April 1 2017

14 Foolproof Ways To Get Over A Heart-Wrenching Breakup

Your Rx for those moments that getting out of bed and facing the world just seems impossible.

Shannon Kaiser
June 24 2016

How To Forgive—Even When It Feels Impossible

Forgiveness is something you do for you, not for your enemy. There is something beautiful to be learned from each life experience; even your broken...

Ayanna Nefertaari
June 20 2016

Why People Cheat: A Relationship Expert Explains

Editor's Note: For 10 years, renowned relationship therapist Esther Perel has traveled the globe working with couples whose relationships have been...

Esther Perel
May 21 2015

11 Ways To Take The Power Back In Your Life

All too often, we give our power away. We put the needs of others in front of ours. We lose sight of our ability to choose, and forget that the only...

Lauren Stahl
April 24 2015

I Had An Absentee Father. Here's How I Forgave Him

My father and I didn’t speak for six years. After yet another heated argument, I moved overseas and cut him out of my life.

Thai Nguyen
October 12 2014

50 Things My Future Self Wants Me To Know

In my private coaching, I always ask new clients the same question: What one message does your future self have for you? Although the responses vary,...

Shannon Kaiser
September 20 2014