Four topics in this episode: A listener calls me smug and superior, a woman with emotional needs is seeing a man with intimacy issues, a listener can’t stop oversharing her life with complete strangers and I talk about what it means to go full no contact from your ex. [Read more…]
Do you blame everyone else for what happens to you in your life?
In segment one, I argue that even when everything that goes wrong in your life is someone else’s fault, you can still get the results you want by doing one thing: Accepting responsibility for your role in what happens to you.
It’s a new way to create and measure your success so that you can come up with a game plan that’s right for you. [Read more…]
Internally, you can feel guilt for something you’ve said or done. Externally, you can feel the shame by being the recipient of other people’s judging and blaming. In this episode, a listener asks me the difference between the two so I do my best to explain how I see it. [Read more…]
One of the hardest things to get over is a breakup or loss of someone we love. When my wife left me, I was devastated! I was completely in shock and had no idea what to do. I actually fell on the floor crying like a baby. That’s embarrassing to admit, but I bet you understand what that’s like.
I felt truly loved and cherished by her. She was someone who finally understood me and loved me unconditionally and I was losing her. I was angry and sad and felt like I was being abandoned.
I felt hopeless.
I also felt like I was the only one who believed in marriage. How could she throw it all away? Why not work harder at this? I thought, “Isn’t marriage important to you?” [Read more…]