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The Trust Account

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Divorce, Love, Marriage, Men, Passion, Passionate Living, Relationships, Spirituality, Women |

The Trust Account

In many relationships there is an accounting – what you do for me vs what I do for you. Whenever there is a surplus on one side, there is often a deficit on the other. The play of relationship will then be to get these sides into equilibrium. Along the way, there may be unhappiness, arguments, stone-walling, or even worse, a state of complete indifference. How did we get to this? In every relationship there is also a Trust Account. At the beginning of most passionate relationships the Trust Account will be full. But over time – sometimes a short time and sometimes a very long time – this account will become eroded and the sign of this erosion will hit...

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Does your child have good marks at school?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Children, Learning, Learning Disabilities, Parenting, Self Esteem |

Does your child have good marks at school?

A friend of mine was telling me about her son the other day. He had this science test at school and she felt that he was not preparing for it as he should be. He took his test and had pretty decent marks. He received 17,5 on a twenty marks test. Plus, for that school’s standards, this wasn’t that easy to achieve. When he announced his results to his mum, she told him in a friendly and joking way: “Well, if you got that result without learning anything, just imagine what you could have had, had you worked a little bit harder!” When she told me that story, I asked myself if we can ever be satisfied by our children’s marks, even when they are good marks. Why is...

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