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Why Your Relationship Can Make Or Break You

theurbanfaerie:

“Dependency and infatuation can easily be mistaken for love. If you don’t trust someone and feel held back by them more than you feel encouraged by them, it’s time to be honest with yourself and do something about it. Just because someone desires you, does not mean that they value you.”

Quite an eye-opener for a random post i read today. This is certainly giving me a lot to think about.

Originally posted on James Michael Sama:

When we choose the people we want to commit ourselves to intimately, it’s important to realize that the intimate alone time we are going to spend with them is not the only part of our life they will have an impact on.

The support and encouragement received from a significant other carries a different kind of weight than that from a friend or family member. This is someone who should also be your best friend and head cheerleader.

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A clear sign of a healthy relationship is when their presence in your life alone will motivate you to become the best version of yourself – without changing who you really are.

This includes personal as well as professional development. To always be improving. Striving for success. Wanting the best for you and for them. Not just for financial reasons, but because it will strengthen you as a couple as well.

You’ll…

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In transit

It’s disconcerting to be staying at a place for a while then have to move again and re-settle in a different place altogether. I feel like i’m back in the dorm again, where i stay for a week at my room with my roomie and move out for the weekend to my house, attempting to continue a semblance of routine. :P

I’m not complaining, not really. This arrangement, though a bit strange, seems to be working for myself and the other half. I think what challenges me most about this is the transition period i have whenever i move from one place to the next. It takes me at least a day to settle and get back to a routine.
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MUNI Meetup on August 9, 2014 at Commune!

theurbanfaerie:

If you’re free on Saturday why not join the discussion?

Originally posted on MUNI:

In the same fashion of our first ever MUNI Cebu Meetup and MUNI Manila Meetup, this upcoming meetup will involve simultaneous group discussions on things that matter to you.

No key speakers.
No event fees.
Just open-minded, forward-thinking conversations with old and new friends. :)

There are many gray areas of contention in what it means to live “better” or more “sustainably”, and we’re facilitating an open discussion to help you discover the pros and cons, so that you can decide what works best for you.

4munimeetup 2How it works

Register for the meetup by filling out the form below. :)

We then assign you to a corresponding group, so that you can be part of a more in depth discussion on a topic that matters more to you. Then, you still get the benefit of hearing summarized versions of the other topics too. (We’re pegging 3-4 topics per meetup, depending on the number of…

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