Tag Archives: self-esteem

Trust in Each Other is Essential to a Mature Relationship

– Love implies dependence, being vulnerable. So, loving someone we don’t trust is being reckless with ourselves. Very few couples live well together and have a relationship conducive to emotional and intellectual growth. But exactly because some couples do live happily together, we should do our best to be a part of this exclusive club.

Sexism is Man’s Worst Enemy

The idea of male superiority prevailed for several centuries; fierce opposition to the concept, which is progressively gaining strength, only appeared on the twentieth century. Men considered themselves to be not only physically stronger, but also smarter, more creative and more sensible, which gave them control over their whole family. They had the power to… Continue lendo »

Vanity and Aggressiveness

I began writing about vanity several years ago, but only now do I feel like I can understand the amount of aggression imbued in this erotic pleasure we all have of showing off to attract admiration or desire. We expend considerable time and energy to attract other people’s attention—even of those who don’t interest us… Continue lendo »

Change is Hard

Many people claim they want to change, but don’t really mean it. Some are content with saying, “everyone has flaws, and so do I,” as if that excused them from even trying to improve. Change requires determination and discipline; relinquishing established habits is a difficult process that brings pain and even withdrawal symptoms. But some… Continue lendo »

Vanity, Significance and Usefulness

We need to take a look at how vanity interferes with the way we evaluate people and their importance. In our current cultural environment, people who stand out are considered important. Attracting attention, as we know, brings a much-wanted form of erotic pleasure, and many people find it a source of great bliss, although it… Continue lendo »

The discourse of romantic separation

One of the most common feelings after a breakup is of curiosity about the other’s fate. Even the one who actually initiated the breakup will do all they can to know how their ex-partner is faring. Seldom does this interest come from genuine empathy, though. More often than not, it comes from an ambivalence that… Continue lendo »