There is no such thing as a life without regrets. Many times the choices you made yesterday are totally different than the ones you’d make today. It’s very easy to get caught up in the “woulda, coulda, shoulda’s” of life when you have hindsight on your side. Experiencing regret can be useful when you look at what it is you regret and what you’ve learned from it. Continue reading
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If you ask most couples what the key to success is, they will probably tell you it’s communication. Even if you do not consider yourself particularly good at communicating, the good news is that it is a skill that can be learned, and by trying to become a better communicator, you do nothing but improve relationships – with loved ones, friends and co-workers. Below are several suggestions for strengthening the health of your relationships through good communication. Continue reading
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There are over 1 million monthly searches on Google asking the question, “Am I gay?” Information is now just a few keystrokes away, making the coming out process easier today than it was 20 years ago. Still, there are middle-aged men and women all over the country who are hiding a major piece of themselves – their same-sex attraction. For some who may have known they were gay in their teens or 20′s, it was too difficult to face the ramifications of family and religion, so they did what was expected of them; they got married and had children. Others didn’t really have a clue until they met someone of the same sex and fell in love. Experiencing a change in your sexuality as an adult offers very specific and often traumatic challenges. To read more, click here.
Coming out of the closet has risks and benefits. What’s your best decision?
Imagine living in a closet. I would think it feels lonely, there is little freedom to move around, and the chances of meeting someone you can share your life with becomes much less likely, unless they open the door. The term “coming out of the closet” is very apropos in that the real life experience of those living in the closet is stifling. We all know (and don’t know) people who live in constant fear of being tagged as gay. Professionals who are competent and normally in control of their lives can become shaken and insecure if they give away personal information that could lead someone to conclude they are gay. To read more, click here.