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This Valentines Day …

Posted by: Dr. Tina Morse PsyD, MFT

Topic: Emotions, Passion & Purpose

Valentines Day

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Do something loving for yourself!  Sure, we all want and need people in our lives that love us, but I’ve learned that we don’t need another person, to experience feeling loved all the time. Make a date with yourself; buy yourself some flowers, light some candles and take a warm bath.

You can always get a group of friends together and share a little something with one another that expresses love and friendship. One year, some of my friends even married themselves. They held a ceremony in a charming private garden (and deepened their relationship to who they are as individuals), as they reflected on values and standards that are important to them in any new relationships they are attracting.

I unknowingly tortured myself for years (by focusing outside of myself), but this is what loving-yourself looks like.


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