Do you think the concept of addiction or compulsive behaviour around sex is a way for people to avoid responsibility for abusive behaviour? I think it can be. Decades ago I had various addictions & compulsive behaviours, yet I took personal responsibility for fixing them. These compulsions and addictions no longer bother me, or others, today - I don't have to 'fight' … [Read more...] about Is the concept of addiction or compulsive behaviour around sex a way for people to avoid responsibility for abusive behaviour?
Imagine a warm summer's day... A beautiful butterfly lands in your palm - wings quivering softly. You behold its beauty - colors, softness, structure, thin film of dust on wings... While the butterfly chooses to remain in the open palm of your hand you can enjoy (possess) its beauty, yet if you try to hold onto it by closing your fingers you will damage it, thus … [Read more...] about Butterfly Wisdom
I smiled when I came across this article in the Huffington Post: 30 Rules For Boyfriends From Two Wise Little Girls What I suggest is that you examine yourself honestly and see if there are any areas in which you can improve. That said, as in my case, there might be some where you cannot. I'll start the ball rolling with an honest self appraisal... The points on … [Read more...] about Relationship Advice From An Unusual Source
Today I read this article in the Daily Mail: Punched as he slept, friends tortured with pliers: As it's revealed the Queen Mother tried to stop Charles going to Gordonstoun, no wonder he called it Colditz with kilts The article reminded me of my time at Rugby School from 1975 until 1978. Though not the darkest time of my life, attending Rugby School was a life changing … [Read more...] about Bullying, Masculinity And Sensitivity – Part Of My Story
Today, in our local online news source we have an article which claims that our new cyber technology is adversely affecting our friendships and which concludes that today, some people have fewer friends. Human contact is a cyber failing The article claims that the real culprit is technology. I disagree. Whilst in some respects, I do think that technology misused can … [Read more...] about Are Cyber Friends Real?