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Archive for the ‘Break-Ups & Betrayals’ Category

Jul
2011
1
My divorce? A scary rebound relationship? Call them my

My divorce? A scary rebound relationship? Call them my “secret projects” for healing

CONFESSIONS: “When my little brother said I was like a T-shirt for women who shack up with abusers, I knew I had hit rock bottom” ANONYMOUS — Sometimes I feel fondly — even grateful — for hitting what I consider rock bottom . . . so long as I never have to visit there again. ...
May
2011
18
Arnold Schwarzenegger and the unbearable lateness of monogamy

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the unbearable lateness of monogamy

An up-close and personal account of infidelity from a Soul’s Code contributor goes deeper than the public contritions of governors, celebrities and other cheaters BY CASSANDRA KELLY — Sometimes, to amuse myself, I think about the parallels between my life and the lives of those that our society has deemed “famous” or...
Feb
2011
2
How to forgive ourselves for that dumb relationship we’ve all had

How to forgive ourselves for that dumb relationship we’ve all had

Recession lessons: we've all played the fool, and may have been played by others as the fool. A life coach suggests five ways to recover.

GUEST COLUMN: JEANINE AUSTIN — As the song by the Main Ingredient says, “Everybody plays the fool sometimes, there’s no exception to the rule.” Perhaps you are...
Jan
2011
5
When push comes to shove

When push comes to shove

On the butt end of bullying? Here’s the spiritual argument against turning the other cheek. BY JIM BOUCHARD – What if you could look inside the soul of a bully? What would you find? 

Conventional wisdom says the bully is insecure. He finds some sense of power and control in the world by using force ...
Aug
2010
30
Spiritual Surf:Chick flicks panned; Addictive love; Gen X and religion

Spiritual Surf:Chick flicks panned; Addictive love; Gen X and religion

Is love your cocaine?; Give me a Mama’s boy any day; The popularity of religion uncovered: state by state Chick-flick backlash: The giddy, girly subject matter of movies like Sex and the City 2 and Eat, Pray, Love attacked by critics while embraced by women. Brutal breakups: The same areas of the brain related to ...
Jul
2010
19
Spiritual Surf: Dancing at Auschwitz; Mel Gibson; Lady Gaga; Army drones immoral?

Spiritual Surf: Dancing at Auschwitz; Mel Gibson; Lady Gaga; Army drones immoral?

Holocaust survivor’s campy dance; Atheism only a blow-dry away; Gaga supports homeless youth; Use of drones in Afghanistan questioned Busting a move at Auschwitz: Contraversial video displays the joyful side of surviving genocide Mel’s meltdown: Domestic abuse investigation latest in a downward spiral including addiction issues, racist...
Jul
2010
16
The science of healing a broken heart

The science of healing a broken heart

Summertime, and the loving may not be so easy — until you engage your “heart-mind” GUEST COLUMN: JEANINE AUSTIN — “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” Eat Pray Love ~ Elizabeth Gilbert Most people would agree the pain of a broken heart is one of ...
May
2010
14
Finding, and losing, love

Finding, and losing, love

I find my soulmate, but a cyber lover causes a rift in our bond Read the Soul’s Code exclusive series, Sins of my Faith In Marina’s last episode she begins therapy with a psychologist and realizes that she’s become estranged from both her creative, and feminine sides. BY MARINA GIULLIANI — After years of hopping ...
Mar
2010
10
Spiritual Surf: Deepak's power; Lust vs Addiction; Sir Bob fights back

Spiritual Surf: Deepak’s power; Lust vs Addiction; Sir Bob fights back

The perils of ignoring racism; don’t mess with Deepak Chopra OR Bob Geldof; lessen depression by worrying A Twitter-ing Deepak Chopra confesses; harnesses meditative power to cause Cali earthquake Is sex addiction a convenient fabrication?  An excuse for lust or truly an addiction? Worry-warts rejoice: The right type of worrying may...
Jan
2010
14
Does

Does “For richer for poorer” work, even during a recession?

Recession pushed a real-life couple into therapy.  What they found when they got there: money was synonymous with love and security. DAVID RICKEY — In early 1988 I began work with a couple, (we’ll call them George and Martha), whose relationship seemed to be a victim of the ’87 recession. Martha worked as an interior ...