Category Archives: Connection

What is an Empathic Breach? A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words.

 I’m too beautiful to feel your pain.                 Nobody can feel your pain like me.      I can almost feel your pain.      You make me ache in places I never felt before.   Now what are you complaining about!?   How interesting. Tell me more.   This poor kid needs attention. […]

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Brene Brown on the Difference between Empathy and Sympathy

Here is a lovely 3 minute YouTube video by Brene Brown on The Difference between Empathy and Sympathy. There are four qualities of empathy: You’re able to take the other person’s perspective. You stay out of judgment (not easy when you enjoy judging as much as most of us do). You connect with something in […]

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Affairs Can be an Opportunity, albeit a painful one, Instead of a Setback

The key question is always: Why are you or your lover having the affair? The person having the affair is usually looking for a level of intimacy, novelty, feeling desirble, a feeling of being alive again. It’s absolutely crucial for the betrayed lover to shift from being the investigator of the hows and whens of […]

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Laci and Tibi Noe

  There are three floors in the Holocaust Museum in New York City: Before, During and After. At the sign out register on the third floor, we found this dedication to Laci and Tibi Noe, two little boys lost in one of the concentration camps in Transnistria.   And here are two souvenirs of Jewish […]

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Ten Types of Hookups

Elite Daily recently provided a breakdown of 10 types of hookups.  Which one best describes your way of engaging in a new relationship? 1. The One-Night Stand Hit or miss, sex first, friends second, if at all. Can easily get to be a habit, like masturbation.  2. A Second Glance Drank too much the first […]

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