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I recently wrote a column called Why People Pleasers Aren’t Weak. That being said, trying to make everyone around us happy can become an emotional liability. Relationships are already enough work. We don’t need to be the only investor. Being a pleaser can put too much onus on one individual.  And here’s what I found…

It’s cold here in the Northeast and the wind is kicking it up a notch. Needless to say, I might have grumbled a bit while walking my two labradors. Hazel and Phyllis seemed oblivious to the cold and found it energizing. My two furry beasts as motivated and I was unmotivated by it. Despite this,…

A lot is written about narcissism. However, because this has become a trendy buzzword, not all information is accurate. The word narcissist is being confused with simply selfish or egocentric behavior. When in fact, it is a severe personality disorder that goes far beyond an individual having a few self-centric ways. The following piece written…

If you have ever given away too much of yourself in a relationship… If you have ever been in any type of unhealthy relationship… If you have ever felt the need to reclaim yourself… The song Lose You to Love Me will speak to you. The lyrics are simple yet profound. The quiet lyrical tone is…

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I’m also contributing pieces on Family Today visit my Facebook Page below to read them. Follow me on Instagram @colleenorme  Facebook @Colleen Orme National Columnist On Medium @ColleenOrme #WomanResurrected (Photo by Element 5 Digital Courtesy of Keenan Constance on Pexels) Twitter @colleenorme E-mail: Colleen.Sheehy.Orme@gmail.com

I’m also contributing pieces on Family Today visit my Facebook Page below to read them. Follow me on Instagram @colleenorme  Facebook @Colleen Orme National Columnist On Medium @ColleenOrme #WomanResurrected (Photo by Element 5 Digital Courtesy of Keenan Constance on Pexels) Twitter @colleenorme E-mail: Colleen.Sheehy.Orme@gmail.com

Last year we discovered the magic of Godwinks meets the Hallmark Channel. A delicious mixture of holidays, romance, and spirituality. Even better? These divine coincidences are based on true stories. The type of tales that inspire hope, faith, and love. Just what the holiday season ordered. If you haven’t yet heard the term Godwinks, it is “A coincidence that isn’t…

There are defining moments that lead to the choice to remain or abandon a failing marriage. Stepping stones towards an ultimate relationship destination. But there are usually one or two which make the final decision. Whether an individual stays or goes. And both, are typically born out of the love of for our children. The…

Sure, I knew I was a people pleaser. But somehow hearing a marriage counselor who is a psychologist tell you this – well, it sounds worse. My counselor’s exact words, “Colleen, you’re a pleaser and a fixer.” People interpret being a pleaser as a weakness. But that’s not necessarily accurate. Yes, there are individuals who…

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