The Relationship vs. Outcome Dichotomy

In life, we often find ourselves at a crossroads where we must decide what takes precedence: the relationship or the outcome. This dilemma is particularly relevant in various aspects of our lives, from personal relationships to professional interactions. It boils down to whether we prioritize the journey (the relationship, process, or integrity) or the destination […]

Wondering about Infidelity

Infidelity is a topic that often brings a sense of discomfort and unease. Yet, it’s a reality that many relationships face at some point. To truly address this issue, we must dig deeper into its roots. Why does infidelity happen? One key factor that often leads to infidelity is a lack of trust and the […]

Minority Movements in a Free Society

In a society that champions individual rights as its core value, a significant question arises when minority movements assert their collective interests. The heart of this matter lies in the fundamental requirement for these movements to present a valid argument for change. In the United States, a nation built on safeguarding individual liberties, any minority […]

Consideration Mismatch

My first problem that surfaces in a lot of my relationships is that conflict that comes from my interest in having things done the right way. My primary interest in getting things done is efficient, effective and conservative. A lot of times I notice others don’t put the care and consideration that I would like […]

Life’s Purpose

It is obvious to say that we all have a different purpose in life. There are layers to this concept of life’s purpose. We have different phases of life where different environments and people will influence and encourage us. The things we think are our purpose will most certainly change and if they don’t is […]

Between the Bars

Elliot Smith – Between the Bars – Drink up baby, stay up all nightWith the things you could do, you won’t but you mightThe potential you’ll be that you’ll never seeThe promises you’ll only make Drink up with me now, forget all aboutThe pressure of days, do what I sayAnd I’ll make you okay, drive […]

Rushed In

There is a phenomenon where people can rapidly become dependent on a certain level of income or money. People who earn or are given a lot of money certainly become accustomed to the lifestyle a certain level of money affords them. The effect of being dependent is exaggerated when the amount of money comes rushing […]

Step One

After admitting you’re powerless to the drug you might need anti-depressants since how else does it feel to be powerless?  Depressing much? My main problem with the 12 step process is the constant reminder the 12 Step society constantly reminds people with addictions they are and always will be addicts. Beyond that, the addict is […]

Healthy Way to Addict?

The most important reason to fear addiction is in order to maintain control of your life. You should be able to make choices for you and your loved ones without the influence of activities that make you feel guilty. Sometimes the addictions are to things enough people feel are ‘good’ addictions so some people might […]

You’re Addicted

An easy test to know if you’re addicted to anything is to stop for a week and notice how you feel. During that time did you think about the addiction much? Were you able to stop in the first place? Many people rationalize their addictions by claiming they aren’t very serious or the activity or […]