Death Ends The Pain of Love

Death Ends The Pain of Love

“Life is not a spectacle or a feast: it is a predicament.” – George Santayana Ain’t that the truth? When you have loved completely and in every way possible you hope it never ends. The end may only come with the death of one of you. These relationships are rare indeed and often not in first marriages or connections. When love comes at a mature level after life’s many experiences and when people know themselves it is the magic that cannot be duplicated. There are many who live out their…

When Your Children Become Alien

When Your Children Become Alien

“Children are a great comfort in your old age – and they help you reach it faster, too.” – Lionel Kauffman That’s right. If many people really knew what having and raising children was all about many would opt out. Today young people do question having children where other generations took it as a given and necessary expectation. At some point and maybe at many points your children will become alien to you. That of course, is appropriate if they are to become their own person. It is easy when…

He’s A Person Not A Puppet

He’s A Person Not A Puppet

“Love doesn’t attempt to bind, ensnare, capture. It is light, free of the burden of attachments. Love asks nothing, is fulfilled in itself. When love is there, nothing remains to be done.” – Vimala Thakar There you have it. We engage with people; not puppets! Now there are any number of men who want to control their women. They do it in a variety of ways. Some include being nasty, strong, bullying, withholding or supervising money, threatening any sort of behavior and so on. What this is about is when…

The Middle Muddle

The Middle Muddle

“Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.” – William Feather age.” – William Feather Being in the middle of anything is usually not fun, and the middle muddle really is difficult. You are not young and you are not old. It’s sort of like those ghastly teen years; not a child and not yet an adult. The problem here is that the middle years go on for a long, long time. After the age of fifty things start to happen; the body…

Getting Rid of Love Is Never Easy

Getting Rid of Love Is Never Easy

” Lips that taste of tears, they say are the best for kissing.” – Dorothy Parker You’ve loved him/her with all your heart, (and body), for a long time… years but the problems have always been there and dealt with. In the beginning, the thrall of love blankets everything. The drive to be together in every way pushes you toward one another. You can’t be apart long or you do just that; long. Getting rid of love is never easy. The issue or issues keep coming up and guess what;…