Feminine Longings, Masculine Drives: Unearthing Subtle Misunderstandings Leading to Relational Conflict.
So much intimacy and connectedness is possible in moments of conflict, but we miss these opportunities because we aren’t in touch with our deepest drives.
That excluded the cheesy cards, like the one with a dinosaur that said, “I dino how I’d live without you.” I did know how I’d live without him.
The distance is supposed to matter... The farther away he gets -- the more you fight to push him out of your head -- the brighter he shines.
Do you consider it a failure when you have to go to the garage because you’re having car trouble? Do you feel you have failed when you go to the dentist for your yearly check-up? What about going to the gym? Do you feel like a failure when you sign up for that gym membership because you should ...
The man saw the aunt as a young woman, held in the same way by her mother and aunts, adored and cossetted and safe and secure in her position in the world.
I’m here to love me now... I’ve closed the door on him, and if he’s out in the cold, sick, sad and old, it was his conscious choice, not mine.