Relationships aren’t easy. We grow up thinking that we will find our prince, our knight in shining armor to protect us. The truth is, we need to learn how to be the best individuals that we can be on our own as well as the best half of a relationship that we can be in every type of relationship: family, friend, romantic, etc... It is our responsibility to be honest with ourselves and do the work to go beyond the surface of what we see mentally, emotionally, and physically in order to love as selflessly and boldly as possible. So let’s learn together how to find the love of your life and how to get married to the right person. Let’s figure out how to stop getting cheated on, how to keep a relationship fresh, and how to set expectations in your relationship. Let’s day by day discover how to realistically get our happily ever after.
Femme Naturelle provides an atmosphere where every woman is comfortable growing into their best self. Femme Naturelle is a no judgment blog where we discuss how to rise strong out of all types of obstacles that come with relationships. Through personal life experiences and discussions ranging from infidelity, trust, forgiveness, sex, heartbreak, self love, therapy and more, we offer words of empowerment as you strive to build and maintain all of the relationships in your life.
"Do not allow yourself to be distracted by the negatives of this world, pay attention, stay positive and live life." - Sherley Altidor
As I sit behind this computer screen thinking of different ways to start my post, my mind is racing. This is probably going to be the hardest post to write because it is not easy to talk about things that make you re-live the events that leave you battered and scarred deep inside.
But it is important that I do, because pain offers experience and insight and gives you a perspective that you didn’t think of earlier. And it is this ‘learning’ from life lessons that I want to share with you. After all, how can I claim to offer support to other women if I did not go through similar situation?
When we go through heartbreak, we tend to forget about loving ourselves and each other. We will mentally create false thoughts in our minds that will tear us down. Our mind is a powerful tool and this mental sabotage prevents us from healing. In this episode, we discuss how to love ourselves after our hearts have been shattered and rediscovering our worth. What does it take to recover from heartbreak? How do we engage in voicing our experiences and opinions in healthy ways on the road to healing? How do we move forward from harmful messages from people around us while we are healing? How do we remain mindful of the fat that we cannot control anyone while trying to regain control of our lives?
Do you ever feel that after a few years down the line, your relationship with your partner isn’t that exciting anymore?
Unfortunately, it is very common. But isn’t that natural? I mean, even a roller coaster ride wouldn’t feel the same if you rode it every day, right? However, if you ask me, I think that what’s more important in a long-term solid relationship, more than all the excitement and thrills, is the fact that you love each other’s company, even if it means just watching the TV together. A sudden gush of the adrenaline is not equal to love, which I think, is deeper and has the power to withstand many difficult situations. However, being in love and making a relationship count need solid work. Here are a few things that can help:
As a woman, your economic self-sufficiency should be a priority, and in fact, a mandatory part of your life. While many of us may have to opt out of work for personal or familial issues or for taking care of a child, it may not always be a wise thing to do. Here are a few reasons why:
I came up with a novel idea. How about keeping a beauty store at home? Just like we keep a monthly grocery inventory, why not maintain something similar for our beauty needs? That would give us access to our all-natural beauty ingredients whenever we need them.