Replacing Your Lost Wedding Ring

Written by Donna Monday

Imagine itís Halloween evening and youíve just gone torepparttar door to greet another eager child with your big bag of trick-or-treat candy. You look down atrepparttar 150856 grinning costumed child with a smile and share some kind words as you throw a generous handful of tasty treats into his bag.

Afterrepparttar 150857 happy child leaves, you plop back down onrepparttar 150858 comfy sofa and continue watching your favorite TV show until you decide to go intorepparttar 150859 kitchen for a snack.

Just as youíre reaching forrepparttar 150860 milk, you realize with horror that your wedding ring is gone! In a panicked state you searchrepparttar 150861 whole house forrepparttar 150862 ring, but find no trace of it anywhere. After retracing your steps, you realize thatrepparttar 150863 last time you saw your ring was right before you handed outrepparttar 150864 candy to that little boy withrepparttar 150865 adorable costume on.

My gosh! Youíve just given your precious wedding ring to a 7-year old boy without a clue as to who he is or where he lives.

Maybe this sounds far-fetched but a similar incident recently happened to a Massachusetts woman during Halloween. That little boyís candy bag contained something way more valuable than Hershey bars.

The Powerful Secret to A Loving Relationship

Written by Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

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Title: The Powerful Secret to A Loving Relationship Author: Margaret Paul, Ph.D. E-mail: Copyright: © 2005 by Margaret Paul URL: Word Count: 656 Category: Relationships

The Powerful Secret to A Loving Relationship Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

There are many factors that go into creating a loving relationship. Certainly it helps if two people have some things in common regarding how they like to spend their time. It also helps if they have common values around religion or spirituality, around politics,repparttar 150519 environment, abortion, and personal growth. It helps if they both eat junk food or both eat organic food. It makes things easier if both are neat or both are messy, if both are on time people or both are late people. Physical attraction is also quite important. Itís great if they have common values around money and spending.

Yet a couple can have all of these and still not have a loving relationship if one element is missing. Without this essential ingredient, allrepparttar 150520 other wonderful attributes will not be enough to makerepparttar 150521 relationship work.

This essential ingredient is about intention.

At any given moment, each of us is devoted to only one of two different intentions: to control or to learn. When our intention is to control, our deepest motivation is to have control over getting love, avoiding pain, and feeling safe. When our intention is to learn, our deepest motivation is to learn about being loving to ourselves and others.

The motivation to get love rather than be loving can create havoc within a relationship.

Letís look at a typical relationship issue and see what happens regardingrepparttar 150522 two different intentions. Jason and Samantha are feeling emotionally distant from each other, and they havenít made love in a month. The problem started when Samantha stated that she wanted to take an expensive vacation and Jason objected. Samantha got angry, Jason gave in, and they have been distant ever since.

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