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Peer Pressure – an article for Teens

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Peer Pressure

written by JL ©

Every day teenagers and young adults are been tempted to do a lot of things that they don’t want to do, however, because of peer pressure and the fact that many of their friends are doing the thing that might not be so good for them, young teens who are seeking acceptance by their peers get involved in it also. So here is a short story of how a young girl is also tempted by her friends. Will she give in to them or will she fight for her own independence? Well let’s get started and find out. I do hope you enjoy my first article on this site. Continue reading

The Sexual Shadow and Love

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by Brett Kreiman

I think the biggest part of being human and making peace with our shadow and ego comes out of our need to feel that we are loved. Loved by others, and by ourselves. The search for love leads us down many winding paths. We are plopped down here with no clear destination and with no real idea of how we are supposed to get there even if we had somewhere we knew we wanted to go. The only real instinct we are given is that we seek out love. We don’t know how to do that or what that really entails at first, so we inevitably head down many wrong paths and make many mistakes before we even begin to figure out how to get a clue! If we are lucky we are surrounded by a loving family and group of people who help us make a little headway in the act of how to search…unfortunately for almost all of us, that is not the case! We get love from our family if we are fortunate enough to be born into a loving one, but more often than not, they mean well but they themselves usually came out of the same confusion we were born into. So we are forced to look outside of them to others, and even if our family is very loving, out of curiosity we look to others to see what they are doing and would recommend anyway…and we of course run into trouble…big trouble! It’s just the state of the world we live in to be born into this chaos and confusion and try to make sense of it all. Hell, that’s why we are here! We usually start off doing okay for ourselves for the most part, up until we hit puberty and then BAM! the world flips over on top of us and we have to wiggle our way out from underneath it. Continue reading

Kahlil Gibran on Love

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When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
And when he speaks to you believe in him,
Though his voice may shatter your dreams
as the north wind lays waste the garden. Continue reading

An Excellent Example of How to Truly Love a Woman

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Wise words. Brad Pitt about his Lady:

“My girl got sick. She was constantly nervous because of problems at work, personal life, her failures and children. She lost 30 pounds and weighed about 90 pounds. She got very skinny and was constantly crying. She was not a happy woman. She had suffered from continuing headaches, heart pain and jammed nerves in her back and ribs. She did not sleep well, falling asleep only in the mornings and got tired very quickly during the day. Our relationship was on the verge of a break up. Her beauty was leaving her somehow. She had bags under her eyes, she was poking her head forward, and she stopped taking care of herself. She refused to shoot the films and rejected any role. I lost hope and thought that we’d become separated soon… But then I decided to act. After all I’ve got the MOST Beautiful Woman on earth, both to look at and in who she is. She is the idol of more than half of men and women on earth, and I was the one allowed to fall asleep next to her and to hug her. I began to shower her with flowers, kisses and compliments. I surprised and pleased her every minute. I gave her a lot of gifts and lived just for her. I spoke in public only about her. I incorporated all themes in her direction. I praised her in front of her own friends, my friends and our mutual friends. You won’t believe it but she blossomed. She became better. She gained weight, was no longer nervous and loved me even more than ever. I had no clue that she CAN love that much.

And then I realized one thing: the woman is the reflection of her man.

If you love her to the point of madness, she will become it.”

-Brad Pitt

When I read this post that I found on Facebook, it made me cry. It still makes me cry to read it.  I have since learned that apparently these words may not have been said and these things may not have been done by Brad Pitt, however, it doesn’t matter if they weren’t – the lesson in the story remains the same. The story provides an example of a man who truly knows how to love and support his wife, and to be a good husband.  Men everywhere should look to this and learn.

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