The Goals of Raising Children

The Goals of Raising Children

At times, being a parent can be such a stressful, agonizing job, that we lose all perspective as to what we want to accomplish. What are the goals of childrearing? For one goal we want to create competent adults out of our children. By competent I mean adults who can...
Do You Have Balance in Your Relationships?

Do You Have Balance in Your Relationships?

What do I mean by balance in relationships? I mean the ebb and flow of nurturance you receive and nurturance you give to one another. Most relationships are unbalanced. Like two people stuck on a seesaw, most relationships have one person always up in the air and the...
Is Helping Others Instinctive?

Is Helping Others Instinctive?

eingMost major religions promote helping others less fortunate or those in need. But, do people help one another naturally and instinctively? Or, must this be taught? And learned? If so, when and how do people learn kindness to others? I find children learn to either...
Opposites Attract

Opposites Attract

Most of us are in marriages or romantic relationships where we recognize we are different from our mates, even the complete opposite. I’m not referring to how you like your eggs cooked in the morning. I am referring to the entire personality makeup being opposites....