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Taking Off the Rose Coloured Glasses

Taking Off the Rose Coloured Glasses
So you fell in love, it was all so perfect, but what happened? What went wrong? What is getting in the way of this working? After the state of ‘falling in love’, lovers are in danger of breaking up without ever truly meeting the person they've been living with. Don’t worry relationships have the potential to give us our most important revelations about ourselves and others and to share great joy... but they usually need work!      Often we bring ideas and expectations of what a relationship should be into or relationship. Unfortunately in an a world that seems to focus around selling us things, we are bombarded with media telling us how we should be and what we should look like, which often leaves us believing that we are not enough and making us feel insecure...unreasonably we expect our partners to remove this insecurity. However not only is...
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Relationships, the Surprising Secrets of Attraction

Relationships, the Surprising Secrets of Attraction
Falling in Love   What happens when you fall in love? There are many books, films, poems and songs about falling in love. These love stories take us on an emotional fantasy journey and through repetition eventually mold how we ‘think’ about falling in love and here lies the key, because actually much of falling in love is in the mind. When it comes to the falling in love that precedes a relationship a lot of it comes down to biological responses and impulses!   Love at first sight Science is telling us that what we might call ‘Love at first sight’, might better be named ‘Potential at first sight’! Because what sparks that initial attraction between two people is a blend of intriguing biological impulses and behaviours that all seem to relate to genetics. Our basic animal  instincts are recognising a good ‘mate’ with our senses, If they smell...
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