I have written about how every single experience and relationship in your past has shaped you. You are the sum total of al of that. There is not such thing as an insignificant event or experience in your past. Every … Continue reading
I recorded a podcast today with my good friend Dr. Lisa Gates. You can check out the episode next week when it comes out on the identitySHOW. I can’t wait to listen to it again. She studies identity and has … Continue reading
I am working through a book on neuroscience and relationships. Read about this concept of how we tend to think of our relationships in terms of how well we know people. That’s pretty much how I think about my relationships. … Continue reading
There is That One Moment – that one moment that makes the difference between the thing that’s bringing you down and being able to work through it to get you to the next level. There is That One Moment – … Continue reading
I heard this phrase this week. It stood out to me because I’ve never thought about it before. Although, it’s titled Man Damage, it could just as well be Woman Damage. It works both ways.
The basic gist has to do with the stuff that we bring into relationships. A woman will being the wounds and damage inflicted by all the previous men that she has dated. Again, a man will bring woman damage into their next relationships.
Two things stand out to me.
1. Know that it happens. It becomes a part of our identity. We bring our hurts and wounds into our relationships.
2. Don’t be one that inflicts Man Damage. That stuff stings and is brought forward.
What do you think? Have you experienced Man Damage?
I have lots of “friends.” I actually have lots of friends in real life. It works for my personality. I do have lots of friends online – hundreds. Inherent in online relationships is this idea of One Way Friendships. It … Continue reading
I have recently started playing Words with Friends. It’s great for unproductivity. I have too many games going. Well, I had the app open, and I somehow “created” a game with a Random Opponent. I didn’t necessarily want to resign … Continue reading
…..is what I learn about you who read it. Whenever I check the sites stats, it shows the search terms that people used to find my blog, and it also shows the sites that they might have come from. Here … Continue reading
I am currently reading Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together. Here ideas have been swirling in my head – especially since I based alot of my thinking off of her last book. One of the concepts that she explores is the idea … Continue reading
Do you remember what you think during sleep? Technically, you’re not suppose to. Hopefully you’re in such a deep state of sleep that you aren’t conscious of your thoughts. Last night, I must have been awake just enough to remember … Continue reading
Friendships have become a numbers game. We have automated our friendships so that the app is now managing our relationships. The app will send you a thank you e mail and even tweet our ideas for us. We are gaming … Continue reading
That’s the kind of connection that happens online. It’s a reaching out to someone that we all need – but for whatever reason – we get online. It’s not like you come over to my house – although you’re definitely … Continue reading