Tonight, I Finally Watched “Twilight”

Tonight, I Finally Watched “Twilight”    ~ by OneMoreOption So, tonight I’m watching the original “Twilight” movie from 2008.  I have not read any of the books nor seen any of the other films yet.  The director of the first film, Catherine Hardwicke, in the first 30 minutes of the film, chooses to do many close-up…

Seeking Alpha – Beyond Simple Gender Preference

The above artwork is by Daniel Southard. © All rights reserved by Daniel Southard. – – Seeking Alpha – Beyond Simple Gender Preference     ~ by OneMoreOption If someone were to ask you:  Are you attracted to men or women?  If you answered their question honestly, then would they know much about you? If someone knew…

How Can You Determine If You Have Good Chemistry With Someone? Do You Consistently Create Joy?

The above artworks are by Meghan Adriel Dwyer. © All rights reserved by Meghan Adriel Dwyer. – – How Can You Determine If You Have Good Chemistry With Someone?  Do You Consistently Create Joy?    ~ by OneMoreOption Relationship counselors often recommend people should look for relationship partners who have many common interests.  I think that…

Someone Please Notify Me When The Santorum Traveling Carnival Show Is Over

Someone Please Notify Me When The Santorum Traveling Carnival Show Is Over    ~ by OneMoreOption Rick Santorum’s campaign released this position paper on Santorum’s campaign website.  It is undated and unsigned, but it speaks in the first person, using “I,” so I’ll infer Santorum approved it.   The web page can be found here:  http://www.ricksantorum.com/enforcing-laws-against-illegal-pornography…

Friends Are Not Like Money, Defining Your Legacy, & Falling In Love With Actors

The above artwork is by Celine M. © All rights reserved by Celine M. – – Today’s Thoughts    ~ by OneMoreOption When you fall in love with an actor, you must distinguish the actor from the role.  You’re not entering into a relationship with their role (the character they are playing).  You’re not entering…

In The Off Chance You Think Physical Fitness Is Primarily A Vain Pursuit

The above artworks are by Andrew Shapter, Daniel Southard, Martin Engelbrecht, Hannes Caspar, and Pascal Renoux respectively. © All rights reserved by the respective artists. (Click on the images if you wish to connect to the artists’ pages.) – – In The Off Chance You Think Physical Fitness Is Primarily A Vain Pursuit   ~…

Is Your Life More About Artfulness Or Artifice?

The above artwork is by Lina Scheynius. © All rights reserved by Lina Scheynius. – – “There’s little things you hide and little things that you show.”      ~ George Michael, from his song “I Want Your Sex” – – Is Your Life More About Artfulness Or Artifice?    ~ by OneMoreOption I loved George Michael’s album…

To Better Understand Your Relationship And Sexual Dynamics, Look At The Control Dynamics

The above artwork is by Carol Woolgar. © All rights reserved by Carol Woolgar. – – To Better Understand Your Relationship And Sexual Dynamics, Look At The Control Dynamics   ~ by OneMoreOption When you’re in a conflict with your significant other, if you’re only asking questions like:  – Am I making them feel the…

What You Don’t Perceive, Can Hurt You

The above artwork is by Alexandra Catana. © All rights reserved by Alexandra Catana. – – What You Don’t Perceive, Can Hurt You   ~ by OneMoreOption The most significant and frequent social inability I have witnessed in my peers and relatives is an inability to fully recognize, evaluate, and appreciate the value of nearby…

When The Going Gets Tough, Many People Choose To Devalue What They Were Going For

The above artwork is by Lauren Bentley. © All rights reserved by Lauren Bentley. – – When The Going Gets Tough, Many People Choose To Devalue What They Were Going For   ~ by OneMoreOption Have you ever listened to someone tell you about something they are passionately pursuing one day, then a few months…

Sleep

The above artwork is by unexpectedtales. © All rights reserved by unexpectedtales. (Click on the image if you wish to view it larger or individually.) – – “Sleep, sleep tonight And may your dreams be realized”   ~ from “MLK” by U2. – – Sleep   ~ by OneMoreOption Most people don’t understand the importance…

When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Person

When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Person   ~ by OneMoreOption When you’re in love with a beautiful person, the question is not simply:  Will they love me? The more complex question is probably:  Will they love me and will they love the life I can work with them to facilitate? Beautiful people generally…

Opportunities Revisited

The photographs in this post are by Melissa Madison. © All rights reserved by Melissa Madison – – Opportunities Revisited   ~ by OneMoreOption If you’re like me, you’ve had excellent opportunities in reach, but you have not recognized them.   At other times, you were aware of an opportunity, but you declined the invitation. Many of…

Compatibility

The above artwork is by Andreas Tsonidis. (Click on the images if you would like to view them individually.) The following artwork is by David Richardson. The following artwork is by nappkin. The following artwork is by Matthew Tammaro. © All rights reserved by the respective artists. – – – Compatibility   ~ by OneMoreOption…

Understanding Differences Between Being “Bi-Curious” And “Significant Other Curious”

The above artwork is by Ekaterina Grigorieva. © All rights reserved by Ekaterina Grigorieva. – – – “Understanding Differences Between Being ‘Bi-Curious’ And ‘Significant Other Curious’ “   ~ by OneMoreOption You’ve likely heard the term “bi-curious”, but you probably have not heard the term “significant other curious.”  What are the differences between the two…

In Defense Of Honesty

The above video highlights a recent Federal court case where the surviving widow, of a lesbian couple who lived together for 40+ years and were married in Canada, is being asked to pay $363,000 she would not have to pay in inheritance taxes if she was legally recognized in the US as a surviving spouse. It’s one…

Understanding Differences Between Loss Of Relationship And Loss Of Libido, And The Importance Of Not Confusing The Two

These artworks are by David Longo. As usual, the artist’s beautiful artworks herein are separate from my ramblings. – – – Understanding Differences Between Loss Of Relationship And Loss Of Libido, And The Importance Of Not Confusing The Two   ~ by OneMoreOption I’ve been completing continuing education of divorce practices, custody disputes, and mediation techniques and procedures.  So, the…

I Have Something To Say. I Have Emotional Ideas To Convey.

The image artworks herein are by the artist Jessica Keyes. (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually.) I have literally reviewed hundreds of “365 days” projects.  Keyes’ “365” is one of the best. – – – “I Have Something To Say.  I Have Emotional Ideas To Convey.”   ~ by OneMoreOption “Why…

A Patient Examination Of Attraction, Memory, & Consequences

I was watching the 1996 film “The English Patient” again last night. It’s interesting the things we do to signal someone we care about them. One of the frequent signals we give to those we are interested in is to maintain eye contact.  Fascinating.  To love is sometimes to remain within each other’s intentional gaze. Other…