Some of you may have heard Kirstie Alley on Ellen talking about how she is going to start dating “ugly men” this year. She said she always went for the players and attractive guys but has had two divorces so this year she is going to date ugly men. Kirstie is making a common relationship mistake. When relationships don’t work out over and over again, we tend to look at the people we are choosing to find the commonality to determine, “What’s wrong with them?” It is much more painful, albiet productive, to take a look in the mirror and ask the question, “Why do I keep repeating this same pattern in my relationships?” It’s rarely about the other person, and almost always about ourselves.
This post is a continuation of the one posted on March 10, 2009. In that one, I spoke about learning life’s lesson from every relationship you have. That was one […]
Relationships generally begin when both people are in the “Alone Stage,” although I am aware that often affairs begin when one or both partners are involved with someone else. It […]
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