I'm learning that I only need so many people in my life. Just because I know, or used to know, someone well, it doesn't mean I need them forever. People come and go, but the negativity someone once brought to you may be forever. I'm so happy with the friends I have, and I am so lucky to call them mine. Words Of Wisdom, Wise Women, Life, Inspiration, Quotes, Michelle Obama, Michele Obama, First Lady, Michelleobama
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Communication is both an expressive, message-sending, and a receptive, message-receiving, process. Failure to communicate effectively can be due to a problem on either or both ends of the process. Say what you mean and mean what you say. Be direct and honest; don't dance around the issue or play games.
My husband told me one night... and I know it's corny & a movie line... That I made him want to be a better man. It was THE moment I knew we would never be apart again. (Long love story, over many years.) Those of you who know us... You know what I'm talking about! - my mom
There's the romantic "Need" (You complete me, My life is better with you, I couldn't imagine life without you) and the codependent "Need" (I need a man to be complete, I need to not be alone). The difference is one occurs after you've fallen in love and even though its sweet it isn't literal. the other is always there, and is often the reason people end up in bad relationships, and their own self worth depends on being with someone. I never "need" a man, but I have found the one my soul "needs"
Listening well is the key to relationships in the workplace and in life. If you learn to listen well, others will repay the favor. Check out the article on Fast Company, "9 Steps To Finally Shutting Up And Learning To Listen": www.fastcompany.c...