Do you always attract the type of man you don’t want? Have you ever wondered why this happened? Let me tell you my story: Growing up in a dysfunctional home I had a very clear picture of what I did not want and after each failed relationship my list grew longer. I was very clear about read more. . .
When I fell in love with my colleague, I was in heaven. He seemed to be all I ever wanted. The moments we spent together were beautiful: We walked through the city during a full moon night, enjoyed romantic dinners at our favorite Indian restaurant, visited an exhibition or went to a spa. He appreciated read more. . .
He stood in front of me. He had brown eyes and an athletic body. It was six months since we had started our relationship. Now, he must say it. I waited for his words. I love you. I waited for these magical words. And then, he said, I like you, but I don’t love you. read more. . .
The relationship with my father was always conflictive. Maybe it all started with my conception. While my father only wanted one child, my mother wanted two. To make her dream reality, she secretly stopped taking the pill and became pregnant again. She betrayed him. Her story was that my father went on holidays alone shortly read more. . .
Do you know a woman like this? She is quite attractive and seems to have everything. She has a great job and a relationship. She lives in a nice apartment and has enough money to buy some luxuries but deep inside she is frustrated. Is this really all what life is about? She looks for read more. . .
It’s like a dream. I always wanted to be together with an independent woman like you are. And now I’ve met you. He said this after we had talked intensively about our lives. And he was right. It had been a beautiful start for a relationship. I thought that he was honest. And this stage, I read more. . .
Behind the house, there were some hills covered with green grass and huge trees that gave shade when the sun was hot. The air was clean and fresh. I took a deep breath; it felt like a blessing after having spent all summer in Barcelona’s sticky and humid heat. I was in the south of read more. . .
When a good friend of mine fell in love a few years ago, she had a strong desire to be loved by her partner. She wanted this relationship to work out and tried to give everything – sometimes more than she had. She wiped off some minor red flag with He didn’t mean it or read more. . .
“I am ready for a new relationship”, she said. “You may help me with this.” “O.k. Tell me more about your past relationships…” I asked her. “I had some relationships. I deeply loved them. But it never lasted long. I had to leave them. It was just too painful. They had so much baggage of read more. . .
When I left my ex-partner after we have lived together for six years, our separation was unpleasant. I experienced deep guilt together with my pain about the broken dream. My partner was deeply hurt and reluctant in accepting our separation. In his eyes, I had made it wrong. In the following months, I had painful read more. . .