“Often, when driven people care about something and finally experience whatever they’ve been hoping to achieve — whether it’s a new relationship, a health goal, a promotion or something else altogether — they’re unable to entirely savor the good times. They may, in fact, do the exact opposite: endlessly worry about when their peak might plummet.”Read More… 83 comments
I have mixed emotions right now. On one hand, it’s wonderful hearing from women who have been so touched by my work. Yet it hurts to get so many reminders of the pain that you feel around men, dating and relationships. It kills me that I can’t singlehandedly help every single woman on this mailing list just by waving my magic wand.Read More… 1 comment
Last year, at this time, I offered an $18,000 Love U VIP Masters Coaching Scholarship to one woman from my mailing list. 200 women applied in less than a week.
After agonizing over the applications and doing a number of phone interviews, I chose a 41-year-old woman named Rania. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
This is HIS problem and if you think you’re scared, believe me, he’s even MORE scared. And, just like being a parent to a child who is fearful, the best thing you can do is provide reassurance that everything is going to be okay. He’s already feeling vulnerable and thinking all the same thoughts that you are – except he’s really beating up on himself.Read More… 30 comments
Personality – from my reading and observation – is a lot more nature than nurture. This is not to suggest that people can’t grow and evolve, but rather, their basic personalities stay largely the same. Introverts rarely turn into extroverts. Narcissists rarely turn into humble servants. Cheaters rarely turn into faithful partners. And so on.Read More… 111 comments
Summer, 2000. I’m out to dinner, in West Hollywood, with the most physically attractive woman I’ve ever dated. We’ve been boyfriend and girlfriend for a few months. She lives with her Mom an hour away and is currently unemployed. I’m a struggling writer with big ambitions and a desire to love and be loved. We’re lonely and dysfunctional but passionate.Read More… 198 comments
In and of itself, that’s not a problem. But if you’re attracted to toxic narcissists, it is. If you’re attracted to damaged men, it is. If you’re attracted to avoidant, non-commital men, it is. Over half of my job is breaking women of their harmful relationship patterns and teaching them to value healthy, functional relationships.Read More… 5 comments