A good friend of mine told me that her boyfriend was suddenly distant and cold with her.
"The more I ask him what's wrong, the more I feel him shutting me off," she said.
"I try to be nice, I offer to make him coffee or food, I make sure he knows I am there for him if he needs me... . I went to see him at work and he was visibly annoyed... . I don't know what I did wrong and he won't tell me and I am going cr...
Let me share the story of Jane. It is not her real name, of course, but it is her real story.
She is an old friend of mine and right now she is going through a crisis.
It is the same crisis she's been through before. Many times and for many years.
It's one of the repeated problems people have.
Usually they will cluster around these 4 areas:
Money, Career, Relationships and Health.
A few years ago I felt like throwing an elegant party my birthday.
I decided to do it at a wonderful local restaurant, in a cozy and comfortable banquet room that felt just right.
I believe we had about 25 people at the party, seated at four tables, 6 people per table or so. It was an intimate gathering of friends, where most people knew each other very well.
Dinner was served, then desert. "Happy Birthday" was sung a...