Don’t apologize for loving someone – not ever

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James Russell Lingerfelt’s note: We’ve received a lot of private messages from broken people. Hurting. This blog entry is dedicated to them.

We can love, love, love but sometimes that love isn’t returned. That’s not our fault. To love or not to love is a choice. We chose to love. They chose not to. This does not mean we are unloveable or unworthy of love. We’re not idiots, fools, or weak for loving. Rather, we have courage. Because we chose to be vulnerable and self-sacrificing; a requirement for love. And when it was over, though the echoes of the painful experiences reverberate in the depths of our being, we picked ourselves up, dusted ourselves off, and we keep pressing onward.

I’ve made it a rule in my personal life to never apologize for loving people, even if that love is never returned. To be unloving is the other person’s problem…

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21 habits of supremely happy people

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love story from the male perspective

Great Article. Way to go Ms. Bratskeir and Mr. Seligman!

The Habits of Supremely Happy People by  Kate Bratskeir

The father of positive psychology, Martin Seligman, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the Martin-Seligmanremaining 40 percent is up to us.

In Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives:

1. The pleasant life, in which you fill your life with as many pleasures as you can

2. The life of engagement, where you find a life in your work, parenting, love and leisure.

3. The meaningful life, which “consists of knowing what your highest strengths are, and using them to belong to and in the service of something larger than you are.”

After exploring what accounts for ultimate satisfaction, Seligman says he was surprised. The pursuit of pleasure, research determined, has hardly any contribution to a lasting fulfillment. Instead, pleasure is…

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Deluded Groove

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I feel like each groove in the rock was my life. I kept living and hitting the rock. Some grooves felt good, hard, really dazed times and then really deluded. It took me forever to get away from the groove and free back to the sea. That’s where I belong with the amazing blue sea. My mind is calm and my heart is calm with each wave.

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