Category Archives: Relationships

What Love Is What Love Is Not

Photo by Roger H. Goun, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Love Is, Love Is Not by Randi G. Fine Love is gentle, love is kind. Love is freeing and edifying. Love is respectful. Love is understanding and selfless. Love is … Continue reading

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Understanding the Opposite Sex Part One

How Men Think How Women Think, Part One Written by Randi G. Fine For centuries the differences between men and women were socially defined. Men maintained their superiority over women by dominating them, and women rarely questioned their passive role. … Continue reading

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Understanding the Opposite Sex Part Two

How Men Think How Women Think, Part Two Written by Randi G. Fine Since the brain drives our emotions, and the brains of men and women are physiologically different in that area, it comes as no surprise that men and … Continue reading

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Empathy Connects Us To The Heart Of Others

Where Has Our Ability to Empathize Gone?       Excerpted from my August 2, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, Is  Our Ability to Empathize Eroding? Written by Randi G. Fine Empathy is the ability to emotionally put oneself into someone … Continue reading

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Recognizing Codependent Behavior

Image Source Vicky/We Heart It  Graphics by Randi Fine Are You Codependent? Recognizing and Healing From Codependency Written by Randi G. Fine I am a fully recovered codependent of over twenty-five years. While in the midst of my disorder, life was … Continue reading

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Managing Relationship Conflict

Managing Relationship Conflict, Part Two Written by Randi G. Fine Excerpted from my April 19, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, How to Fight Fair and Compromise With Your Partner Sometimes arguments involve underlying issues or a conglomeration … Continue reading

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Managing Relationship Conflict

Managing Relationship Conflict, Part One Written by Randi G. Fine Excerpted from my April 19, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, How to Fight Fair and Compromise With Your Partner No two people have had the same life experiences. … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Romantic Relationships

 Codependent Relationships Dynamics Dysfunctional Definition of Love       Written by Robert Burney, author of Codependence: The Dance of Wounded Souls As long as we believe that someone else has the power to make us happy then we are setting ourselves up to … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Domestic Violence

Domestic Abuse and Violence Written by Randi G. Fine Excerpt from my October 20, 2011 show on A Fine Time for Healing, Domestic Abuse and Violence: From Seduction to Survival One out of every four women will experience domestic abuse or … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Spouses Discard and Abandon

Narcissistic Spouses Discard You When You Need Them The Most written by Linda Martinex-Lewi, PhD on, The Narcissist in Your Life Narcissists are essentially solo acts. They are incapable of forming genuine relationships, especially their spouses and children. Narcissists are duplicitous. … Continue reading

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