• NewAll You Need is Love
    Love can be thought of as a higher power or a state you fall in and out of. Whatever your stance or belief, the concept of love most often elicits positive emotions and connotations. Ever since receiving my first love letter from my grade school swee…
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  • Beyond Panic Disorder: A Way of Living
    Curing panic disorder is relatively simple, although difficult. A phobic point of view can persist, however, in which all of life is constrained by fears. Further treatment can allow patients to live more fully and appreciate life as an adventure.rea…
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  • The Kids are Alright- But They Don’t Like Change
    Transitions are part of life, but hard for young children to handle. The reasons why include immature brain development and lack of time sense. Every time we help our children through a transition we are laying the foundation for flexibility, plann…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:25pm -
  • Seven Trust-Diminishing Habits to Avoid at Work
    Are your habits and routines enhancing or diminishing your trust building at work? Are you sending unintended messages of distrust? You could be sabotaging yourself and your results without even knowing it with any one of these seven habits that dimi…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:17pm -
  • Functional Loneliness
    Functional loneliness occurs for individuals who have found somewhat effective ways to cope with their loneliness. Unlike individuals that may have overwhelming feelings of loneliness, people with functional loneliness are able to successfully suppre…
    - 10 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • Andrew Dice Clay: Can You End To Begin Anew?
    Starting with a more
    - 12 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:24pm -
  • Criticism vs. Feedback
    "Criticism is the only reliable form of autobiography.” It tells you more about the psychology of the criticizer than the people he or she criticizes. read more
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:46pm -
  • The Relationship Summit
    What my wife and I did when couples counseling didn't more
    - 19 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 7:06am -
  • Rate Your Life
    What, if anything, do you want to change about your life? This article's questions will help you decide. read more
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  • Vampire Wedding
    Notes from the UK wedding where I measure more
    - 1 day ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:09am -


    I bet many of you can relate to this post. Many of you are with or have been with individuals who kn
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  • Being Broken: A Commentary on a Post That Never Made It to the Interwebz
    Back in January, I had originally intended to post a blog about being “broken” and how it felt from
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:31pm -
  • My affair with Jane
    True confession.  My wife introduced us.  I’d been married several decades when she introduced
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  • Emotional Purity
    I hate small talk. I cannot stand the “filler conversation” that we only engage in to pr
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:30pm -
  • The orange sky
    The sky is orange. It’s dark but it’s orange. At least that’s what it appears to be, looking o
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:28pm -


    Mad Love Brand New ‘Mad Love’ has now arrived to Comdey Central on March 31st The TV pro
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  • whats on the inside
    im a self confessed book worm. i love diving into a book and finally coming to up to breath again wh
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  • People & Connections
    Human beings need relationships with other human beings. Connections are important to well being. I
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:23pm -
  • Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

    Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

    Newberry Award winner for 2014! The thing that first caught my eye about this book was the title, be
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  • A Very Good Friday to All
    Today is a day off for me so I thought I’d take advantage of that and write. There are few thi
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    • What No One Teaches Us About Love
      Fear of intimacy isn’t a character flaw rendering us unfit for intimacy; it is part of being human. If we're breathing, we have fear of intimacy. The real question is: How do we keep love at arms length-and what can we do to change that? read more
      - 49 days ago, 1 Mar 14, 12:01pm -
    • The Power of the Gifts We Hide
      Each of us creates a “false self” to protect our “true self” when it feels frightening to be genuine in the world. If our false self becomes dominant, it begins to bury the very qualities it was originally designed to protect. These buried qu…
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    • The Two Best Questions For Your Sex Life
      Often, the questions we ask of ourselves are what finally carve the shape of our lives. A great question excites us, opens new doors, and invites both compassion and curiosity. I’d like to offer two such questions about sex. Your answers will teach…
      - 18 Nov 13, 12:04pm -
    • Creating an Intimacy-Rich Life: A Journey In Three Stages
      In my practice as a psychotherapist, I’ve observed a remarkable pattern in the lives of people who strive for healthy intimacy. This pattern is marked by three important--and often surprising—stages. Each stage is a mark of real progress, yet few…
      - 21 Oct 13, 2:17pm -
    • Three Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Dating Life
      The search for a loving partner is one of our great life-tasks. Yet most dating advice is superficial; focusing endlessly upon the power of seduction and flat abs. Here are three exercises which approach dating as an adventure of self-discovery. They…
      - 31 Aug 13, 2:31pm -
    • Seduction Strategies Don't Lead to Love—These Skills Do
      The search for love is one of our greatest life-tasks. Unfortunately, the quality of much dating advice and the atmosphere of most dating venues ranges from superficial to downright demeaning. The skills of dating are the skills of intimacy—not gam…
      - 2 Aug 13, 11:57am -
    • Why Coming Out Isn't Just For Gay People
      Jason Collins’ coming out electrified the country—for more than political reasons. Everyone wrestles with the struggle between fear and authenticity. Coming out is an act of heroism we're all called to—and you don’t have to be gay to join the…
      - 5 May 13, 1:27pm -
    • From Demeaning Rules to Intimacy Tools: A Wiser Path to Love
      Valentines Day can be a challenging day for single people. But it can become a day of hope--if we resolve to ignore the bankrupt dating advice foisted upon us and finally align our search for love with the tools of real intimacy. The following three…
      - 14 Feb 13, 7:34pm -
    • How to Create Deep Intimacy In Imperfect Relationships
      Arielle Ford is the bestselling author of Wabi Sabi Love. In this interview, she teaches a simple and joyful way to deepen the relationships that matter most to us. Through gentle shifts in perception inspired by the ancient Japanese artform of Wabi…
      - 27 Jan 13, 1:52pm -
    • How To Find Your Core Gifts In Your Greatest Challenges
      On this first day of the New Year, I’d like to share a counter-intuitive approach to human change that I find tremendously exciting. Here is its central idea: Our deepest wounds frequently spring from our greatest gifts, and by acknowledging those…
      - 1 Jan 13, 12:15pm -
    • Sunlight and Singing: A Holiday Wish Via T.S. Eliot
      This holiday season, I'd love to share an excerpt from a poem by T.S. Eliot that captures hope for the year ahead. Not greeting-card hope, but the kind of hope that can live alongside sadness, bewilderment and more
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    • The Healing Gift of Non-Gratitude
      Cultivating gratitude is a wonderful thing, but forced gratitude clouds our discrimination, and usually mutates into self-recrimination. We’re all exhorted to feel gratitude, but who teaches us to honor feelings of non-gratitude: emptiness, longing…
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    • Get Notes From The Universe
      It’s been years, and I still read every note, every day. Go get yours from Mike Dooley–>> …this one knocked me out: “Rori, I keep telling ‘em that it’s a jungle out there; that time and space isn’t a place for “scaredies”; that toes…
      - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:58pm -
    • Happy It’s Over And More…
      Here’s a great letter and some gems of advice… From “Happy It’s Over”: “Rori, I was in the similar situation I read about in one of your newsletters: He may have well been sleeping over his ex’s house because he was there frequently (f…
      - 5 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 1:32pm -
    • Be A Rori Raye Relationship Coach
      Hi, This is Rori…. On July 7th, 2014 – you can be one of a small group of women to study with me to become a Rori Raye Relationship Coach by Thanksgiving…. If this is tickling your mind – perhaps it’s a nice addition to the work you’re al…
      - 9 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 1:12pm -
    • Why Are Relationships So “Hard” These Days?
      The Question: So many people are having so much difficulty finding and maintaining relationships. Why is it so hard these days? How can you say it doesn’t take work? My Answer: A relationship is a team. Seems obvious, but really – it’s often th…
      - 11 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 3:18pm -
    • The Theme Park Of YOU – TIMELAND
      TIMELAND – You as TIME Memory We are all shaped by memory. Lovely images, frightening images, images that make us want to jump and scream and hit and hurt and run, and images that make us want to kiss and hold and fly. We all have these, and we hav…
      - 15 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
    • Is It So Bad To Want To Feel Good?
      I’ve been reading all about Gwyneth – and all I can think is: How sad that thinking about this is how I’m spending my time and energy here on this beautiful planet. And then I think – wow – whatever she’s thinking or feeling or saying, Gw…
      - 18 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 3:08pm -
    • FREE Teleclass Monday The 31st With Leigha Baker!
      Leigha Baker – a great Rori Raye Certified Coach (and you know her, too, from her sweetness and smart advice here on the blog) – will be doing a FREE teleclass on Monday, March 31st…Here’s the info –…
      - 21 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 8:56pm -
    • How To Circular Date If You’re Separated
      The Question: “Rori, I don’t feel ready to be in a new relationship with anyone because of my feelings for and long-time commitment to a man I’m now separated from (hopefully temporarily) – and still want to Circular Date and online date as y…
      - 23 days ago, 27 Mar 14, 1:43pm -
    • If You Can’t Sleep In The Same Bed…
      The Question: “I sleep very badly with my boyfriend and feel awful in the morning. Being alone for several years, I’m a light sleeper. I suggested we sleep in separate beds but this nearly broke up the relationship, so I tried, but I’m hopeless…
      - 26 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 1:18pm -
    • Red Flags And “The Bachelor” – Comments, Please….
      This year – I’m giving the discussion of “The Bachelor” to “Liquid Light” from the blog community.  Liquid Light – the floor is yours (here’s your first comment): “Thoughts on the Bachelor and red flags. The two finalist this seaso…
      - 30 days ago, 20 Mar 14, 1:41pm -


    • Emily Gibson, MY lovee forever
      1. Leave little love notes or piles of candy when you visit each other. Stash them away where your honey will be sure to find them, whether in the car,
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      I love you every day,how exciting that god gave me you ... a sweet little girl 8-pds/3 ounces , that was just so beautiful . it felt like i could hold
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:49pm -
    • My Everlasting Love for You
      I could go on all day and all night about how much you mean to me but I'll contain myself. I will, however, give you a few tidbits about you that
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:38pm -
    • More Than Words
      Jessica, I knew I loved you from the first day i met you back in high school. I wish so much that I wasn't so insecure and had talked to you a lot sooner
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
    • Feliz aniversario al Hombre que cambio mi vida!
      Un día llegaste a mi vida sin anunciarte, te esperaba en silencio, sin saber que te esperaba, tan grande fue el efecto de tu presencia en mi existencia
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    • For the MAN of my LIFE...
      MAGED, I LOVE YOU... I want to thank GOD for giving me the chance to spend my life with you and I wanna thank you for loving me so much, I can't ask
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      I wanted to surprise you with something creative but i dont know how creative this is lol. I hope today ends up being a wonderful day for the both of us.
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    • to the only person to truly know me!
      It's crazy how i still remember the first day i met you...i knew no matter what i was going to be the guy to make you mine! I can't believe how confident
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:27pm -
    • The most amazing girlfriend in the world
      On April 1, 2011, I didn't realize what I was getting myself into, something so incredibly amazing, it’s almost unthinkable. That date has changed my life
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:26pm -
    • To the man I love, cherish,and adore ABS
      I thank Jesus everyday for all the wonderful and beautiful things he has given me but most of all you... I will love you forever I will cherish you forever
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:26pm -
    • I just had to make you believe too
      For the world to see.... Ever since we first met I always knew it would happen. I just had to convince you of the same. Sure it took almost 20 years and
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:25pm -
    • The Love Of My Life
      Ivonne, Baby, My World, My Everything, My Heart. If only I knew where to start on what to say to you or about you. You have truly stolen my heart. I
      - 14 Feb 13, 6:24pm -


    • Top 10 Things Every Single Gal Must Experience
      The other day my girlfriend called up to regale me with yet another of her single and fabulous stories. This one involved cocktails, a hot tub and a couple of sexy strangers. It reminded me of my own single days, and for that matter my own pair of se…
      - 31 days ago, 19 Mar 14, 7:05am -
    • 25 Universal Truths About Men
      Most of the time, it’s smart to stay away from making generalizations about “the unfamiliar.” But sometimes there’s truth in these statements and men can certainly fall into this category for us. That’s why Relationship Doctor Bob Grant ris…
      - 51 days ago, 27 Feb 14, 8:00am -
    • Why Women Feel More Attached after Sex than Men
      Could your hormones be the reason you feel close to him after sex? Find out what effect the hormone oxytocin could be having on your relationships and sex life.
      - 53 days ago, 25 Feb 14, 8:00am -