Your Questions, Answered

Your Questions, Answered

My dear friends – I’ve been getting a lot of questions over the last few days about specific relationship challenges. These tend to be common issues, so I thought to share them with you. I hope reading these help you, as well.   Margaret (not her real name)...
What Brings Us Together

What Brings Us Together

As we often say around here, vulnerability is the key to connection. And yet, our egos can get in the way to prevent us from bearing our souls. It’s natural – who really wants to be exposed to the possibility of hurt? However, it is with great leaps, that we can...
Good Enough

Good Enough

Hello my gorgeous friends. How are you feeling in these unusual times? Strike that – the heaviness of this pandemic, as well as the resulting concerns for our health, our loved ones, and our jobs can be a lot to manage. It’s all a completely understandable...
Love In The Time Of Quarantine

Love In The Time Of Quarantine

Hello my darling friends, I have been thinking of you all. I began writing this last week, while tending to my own family, and it’s incredible how much bigger things have gotten in a short amount of time. This coronavirus is creating all sorts of disruption, and many...
Vulnerability is Beautiful

Vulnerability is Beautiful

The conversation of vulnerability comes up so often in our group discussions that I felt it was an important and meaningful topic to address. So many relationship challenges can be traced back to our fear of vulnerability. Naturally so, because many of us learned to...
Validation

Validation

Will you be my Valentine? Today is my birthday. The day before Valentine’s. As my father and friends who have birthdays near Christmas might say, they always felt, well, a bit cheated. Combination Birthday / Christmas gifts were commonplace. It was indeed rare that...
Old Habits Die Hard

Old Habits Die Hard

Isn’t it funny, at the start of the new year, we gather our thoughts and put together plans and goals for the upcoming year – then, around now, some three or four weeks in, we start to slide back into our old ways. We have good intentions, but we haven’t created...
The (power) struggle is real.

The (power) struggle is real.

Here at Bliss Darling, we talk a lot about understanding. Learning to understand our own motivations – what and why we do the things we do, as well as discovering our guys’ motivations, and getting behind what inspires them to act – it gives us so much...