A LOVE TOO FAR: HOW TO CLOSE EMOTIONAL GAPS

My previous articles dealt with the geographical distance of a lover. But, there is such a thing as EMOTIONAL DISTANCE. A person can be near to you and yet feel so far from you. Like I said proximity is not necessarily equal to intimacy. One writer opines that it is possible for people to draw near to you with their lips and their hearts be very far from you. This tendency of the human heart to be far from another is called emotional distance. Continue reading

LOVE IN A HOPELESS PLACE

Sometime ago I was watching Rihanna‘s blockbuster music videoWe found love in a hopeless place“. I was quickly impressed by the quality of the audio visual production performed by an imperially talented and award winning musician. Just as I was getting carried away, I noticed something more scary and devastating about the video as I began to unravel the destructive impact that the love she claimed to have found had on her. The music video portrayed drugs, recklessness, and personal destruction as the out come of her so called love. I really began to wonder. Continue reading

HOW DARE YOU CALL THIS LOVE?

It is time for us to hit the nail on the head. Over the week I want to openly deal with the subject of “RELATIONSHIPS WORTH BREAKING”. Last week I established the fact that not every relationship is worth saving. Some are worth fighting for while others are best left to drown for the sake of your ultimate happiness and fulfillment. Continue reading

IN LOVE, WHEN TRUST IS LOST, ALL IS LOST

Today, we begin to pull a deserved curtain over the issue of the key lessons I have learned from the first break up ever and how they apply to our love lives. Now we know that spirituality, good intentions and one-sided maturity are not carte blanche guarantees of relationship success. We also have seen why we should be ruthlessly decisive about the direction of our emotional lives. Continue reading

LOVE AND MATURITY

Our journey together began a few days ago, as we began to observe some vital love lessons from the first break up ever. We established the fact that both spirituality and good intentions are not enough to make love work. Yesterday we went further to discover that, there is a great need to be decisive in handling our love lives, especially if they weigh us down with toxic consequences. Continue reading

BE DECISIVE IN LOVE

We have been exploring six lessons I have learnt from the first break up ever. The first is that spirituality alone does not guarantee relationship success. The second is that good intentions alone won’t make your love life work. The third is that if you don’t decide the direction of your relationship, someone or something else will. Continue reading