Why Does Love Come So Easily to Some and Not to Others?   Many of us have known someone for whom love seemed to come naturally. Although they faced challenges along the way, it appeared as if they effortlessly fell into relationships. In contrast, some of us struggle to find any kind of meaningful connection, going years without a companion. Having struggled in this area of my own life at times, [...]

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Four-Legged Therapy

In the modern era, it's evident that many of us are experiencing increasing levels of isolation and loneliness. Technological advancements, while facilitating communication, have paradoxically also contributed to a profound sense of disconnection. We find ourselves spending more time interacting with screens than with each other, creating a sense of social isolation. This reality has been exacerbated by the Covid [...]

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Taking Time to Really Get to Know Someone Before Becoming Physically Intimate

The film “Cold Feet” starring Tom Waits, Sally Kirkland and Keith Carradine revolves around the scheme of two petty criminals attempting to smuggle emeralds from Mexico into the United States. At some point in the film, the character played by actress Sally Kirkland managed to catch the attention of the businessman sitting next to her on the return flight from [...]

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Easing the Unbearable Sense of Aloneness

Easing the Unbearable Sense of Aloneness Aloneness has been a predominating theme at various times in my life. I found it difficult to relate to or connect with people in the Southeast Texas community where I spent much of my adolescence. I remember always wanting to be somewhere else. I felt more connected while living among Native American communities in [...]

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Growing up in Southeast Texas was not easy. I had few friends during this part of my adolescence and I never resonated with the culture or felt any connection to the land. I remember always wanting to be somewhere else. Adolescence is an awkward time for most of us. I was painfully shy and that sometimes made social interactions very [...]

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