Love

Can the Changing of the Seasons Mess with Your Love Life?

Can the Changing of the Seasons Mess with Your Love Life?

It’s been quite windy this week and the temperatures have dropped dramatically where I live in Michigan. It’s my first time living in a place that’s not San Diego and the difference in temperature is making itself known. The wind blowing actually makes for a lot of mental chatter in Oriental Medicine. For me, it brings on an energy of urgent stress that I feel in my...

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Do You Love Him More than He Loves You?

Do You Love Him More than He Loves You?

Have you ever had the thought that you love your partner more that he loves you? Have you ever been frustrated that you need more affection than your partner? I was frustrated because I crave my partner’s touch so much that I feel like I need more affection than him, which had me make the belief, because we do that sometimes, that I love him more than he loves me....

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Can Love Keep Fear at Bay?

Can Love Keep Fear at Bay?

Have you ever jumped all in in love and then later sabotaged the relationship? It’s been a roller coaster entry shortly after diving into the deep end with my boyfriend. My mom said, “Follow your heart, but keep your head on.” I didn’t know what she meant by that and now I do. By roller coaster I don’t mean we’ve had a roller coaster relationship. I brought the...

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Re-Live Love

Re-Live Love

A colleague of mine asked if I would answer some questions for her on non-verbal behavior. I asked her if a kiss could be an example. She said yes, so I sent her this. “When I was 11 years old I met BJ, a boy who lived on my block. We became friends. I remember we were wrestling on the grass in my front yard one day. We were both laughing so hard, when all of a...

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Release the Crazies

When you head over heels for someone it can be really hard to maintain your center. All you want to do is spend time with this person. The divine feeling of being swallowed by someone has you feeling bathed in love. At some point this compulsion to spend all of your waking moments with your lover has to shift in order for our nervous systems to return to balance, ...

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Can You Turn Lust into Love?

Can You Turn Lust into Love?

Today I saw an anonymous comment that infatuation is when you find someone absolutely perfect. Love is when you realize they aren’t perfect and it doesn’t really matter. I believe that when you truly get to know someone for who they are and don’t compromise your needs to be with them, you can turn lust into love. When I first met the love of my life, I...

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