Do I Work Too Much?

Do I Work Too Much?

Do I Work Too Much? In today's society, usually both partners have to work. The days where the mother can stay at home are gone and along with it goes the joy of raising kids. Day cares and babysitters now have the responsibility of instilling values instead of the parents. Relationships tend to get stretched when both partners have the stress of demanding careers. The feeling of being alone or not being important to your partner will cause problems on one side or on both sides. Is the only answer to quit your job? There are so many people relying on you that it's just easier to drown yourself in work. It is always "acceptable" to be working. No one questions your parenting ability, your faithfulness or getting the job done, but you feel that you are missing a lot from this life. Scheduling Versus Boundaries There's an old saying that "if Mama ain't happy then no one is happy" meaning if you...
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How To Forgive Your Partner

How To Forgive Your Partner

How To Forgive Your Partner Forgiveness begins with you. Forgiveness does not come easy when you are angry or hurt. The more you try to forgive them, the more your emotions will be affected. In all religions and cultures, you are required to forgive but in reality, it is your choice. Is it your place to make them feel better about what they did? Is it your place to inform them of what you expect in order for them to be forgiven? When do we stop letting them take advantage or is it that they do not understand what is hurting us? Let's explore: Forgiveness Is Your Choice You cannot control other people but you can stop re-living what they have done to you. Communication with explanations as to what the root cause of this pain will begin the healing process. It is better to learn the truth about yourself although it may hurt at the time. Weigh the pro's and con's of allowing...
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