What do the words faith and trust mean to you? Both of these concepts are particularly challenging when we are faced with creating beliefs about ourselves and our concepts of marriage and commitment to a relationship. The words blind faith or trust are often referred to in the context of religion however noted atheist Richard Dawkins’ view of faith states that ‘blind trust is the absence of evidence,’ conversely W.H. Griffith-Thomas states that faith is ‘not blind, but intelligent’ and that it commences with the conviction of the mind based on adequate evidence.
Before I address the question, what do you do if your partner is named on Ashley Madison, or any other website hack for that matter, I have to say that once again the media has shown it’s very ugly side. Completely disrespecting peoples privacy with little or absolutely no regard for the hundreds if not thousands of men, women and children who will have their lives turned upside down because of the way this whole situation has been managed.
Most separating parents are very concerned about how divorce affects their kids whoever far too many underestimate the real impact of divorce on children, teenagers and adult children as well. In Australia nearly half of divorces involve children under the age of 18 years of age and these are the ones who suffer the most […]
GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE BEST FRIENDS EVER, UNTIL THEY’RE NOT! Relationships can be tricky to maintain and I’m not talking about romantic relationships here, I’m talking about relationships with our girlfriends. Those very special people in our lives who are always there to listen to us prattle on about a new boyfriend, help us decide what […]
This is a subject that is so very close to my heart! I lived my life as a numb spectator for many years. On the surface it appeared to everyone that all was right in my world, I had the house, great kids, a good husband, and all the while I was slowly dying inside […]
For many people the signs that a relationship is over or a least in big trouble have been hanging around for some time and to some degree the emotional disconnect if not physical distance doesn’t make the process that has to be completed any easier. However for the women who just didn’t see it coming […]
The dictionary describes grief as sadness, anguish, heartache, regret, remorse, sorrow and suffering. Grief is everyone single one of these words and I think it needs all of these words to illustrate the extend of what it is to experience. Grief is one of the key emotions that women going through divorce and loss experience […]