Tag: true love

Don’t Confuse Codependency With Love

These days we throw the words “narcissist” and “codependent” around like confetti. It is easy to label someone who appears self-centered as the former and one who gives a little bit too much as the latter. Despite the fact that we can easily recognise these traits in people, it is always dangerous to label people…

Emotional Honesty, Intimacy and Connection. The Key To Relationship Success

Relationship success is something that many of us strive for. Sometimes, this elusive “Holy Grail” escapes all but the very few. I have written here before about the Four Pillars of a functional relationship and how that is the basis if the relationship is to sustain itself long-term. While the four pillars of trust, honesty,…

Why I Can Truly Say I Love My Wife

  Yesterday was my wedding anniversary. I spent the day with my wife and later with family. Days like that often go past with a minimum of fuss but as a person who enjoys reflection, I had many thoughts on my mind as the day went on. I have chosen to share my life with…

What Do I See When I Look At You? The Anatomy Of A Relationship

In the time I have known you, we have had one adventure after the other.  Some planned, some forced. Due to the very nature of who we are, everything is more complicated and needs much more time to be brought to a conclusion. Bringing together two different nationalities, faiths and outlooks bring its problems. We…

My Take On True Love

I deal with many clients who have real problems understanding how relationships work. Even with experience, they often make the same mistakes over and over again. ​ Being involved romantically with another human being is to use a famous quote “the best and worst of times”. We proclaim our love, often far too quickly, and…

To that Special Someone on Valentines Day

Sometimes you have to wait a long time to meet the person you wish you had met years ago. However, some things are really worth the wait and are all the better for the experience of getting to that point. To the special, special lady in my life….the one who was there for me in…