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The Problem Isn’t Passion

The Problem Isn’t Passion
  Life has a way of grinding us up if we’re not careful. Think about it, where we likely spend a bulk of our week is even called the grind. Then when we add in the complexities, and at times drudgeries, of relationships we’ve got a recipe for struggle and life sucking burden. Or do we? I think what helps keep us in relationships is the hope of rediscovering the feelings we experienced at the beginning. You know the ones. Obsessive. Blindingly optimistic. And idealistically distorted. We could talk for hours … about nothing (and everything). Hanging on every word and hat...
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Dating Multiple People: Why This Isn’t Bad, but Really Healthy!

Dating Multiple People: Why This Isn’t Bad, but Really Healthy!
Dating multiple people might have a negative connotation, but there is nothing negative about playing the field to make sure you know what you want. I have a 13-year-old who just broke up with his first girlfriend. He is kind of a sensitive soul by nature, so I waited for the day with trepidation, thinking his whole world was going to fall apart. I found out about two weeks after they broke up. All he had to say about it was, “I am 13. Did you think I was going to marry her?” What my 13-year-old understands about dating multiple people, not many adults do. The phrase dating multiple people sou...
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