Do you struggle with trying to control your partner or control the direction of your relationship? Check out this vintage video from my old blog, CrazyGirl Nation, for what I have to say about controlling your own controlling behavior in a relationship.
I spent a good portion of yesterday and most of Saturday afternoon crying my eyes out.
The tears first started when a sudden realization hit me while I was listening to the audio book A Place of Yes by Bethenny Frankel. She was going through her many, many boyfriends and fiancees, and discussing her “take it or leave it” theory. For every relationship she had, she discussed why it didn’t end up working, and then talked about what parts of the relationship she wanted to take with her and which parts she wanted to leave behind. When she started discussing one almost-perfect relationship that ended, because she wanted to live forever in New York, and he wanted to stay forever in Chicago, I recognized my own relationship, and knew that something I’d been trying to overlook was now bubbling to the surface.
Matthew is a rising junior. He wants to know what he can do to best position himself for admission to Harvard Business School’s 2+2 program. I provide my top 10 tips for preparing for MBA admissions while still in college.
I don’t know if I heard it on the radio, on television, or in conversation, but this idea has really stuck with me:
Tired of people lying to you or just telling you what you want to hear?
Then, consider whether you make it easy for people to tell you the truth.