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Author: Confluence

Want Better Communication? Try This!

Reading Time: 4 minutesI like the written word, so texting or email often feel like a wonderful way to express myself. And yet—I now understand that I’ve got to view them not as a replacement, but simply an addition to face to face, or voice to voice interaction. The depth, the nuance, and the detail simply cannot be replaced by texting or even emailing.

If you are in a long distance romantic relationship, technology can be your friend by providing Jetson’s style video calling. Not only do you get a chance to hear the timbre of your beloved’s voice, you can gaze into their beautiful eyes and remember how much you love them… even if they are physically hundreds or thousands of miles away.

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I think my husband has a porn addiction. He thinks I’m crazy.

Reading Time: 2 minutesAny time spent doing one activity that diverts focus and time away from loved ones can be to the detriment of the relationships with those loved ones. Be it a video game addiction or porn watching. The fact that you’re feeling left in the dust is the problem, and when you talk to him about those feelings of your own inadequacy I’d like you to frame it around that, and not the porn itself. It’s great that he’s not lying about watching porn in the first place, but I understand why you might miss him. (Unless what he’s watching is leading to harmful behaviors, but that doesn’t sound like the case.)

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Rosenstein, Republicans, Avenatti: 3 Stories You Should Read 9/24/2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesConfluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. In the category of: From bad to much worse – if you’re Kavanagh. What does Michael Avenatti have on Brett Kavanaugh? What we know so far. Avenatti claims to have more information on Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge. Michael Avenatti has entered the fray surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the sexual misconduct and assault allegations against him. He says he has some explosive information — though details of the claims, and who is behind them, are unclear. It all started Sunday evening. Avenatti, an attorney who rose to...

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5 Ways to Connect with Your Heritage

Reading Time: 2 minutesEvery family, regardless of origin, has a story. Learning about that history can lead to finding your own story and the powerful meaning of heritage.

From discovering your ethnicity to connecting with distant relatives, a resource like Ancestry can help people find their story in their DNA, inspiring new passions and fueling their journeys to discovery.

If you’re looking for more ways to bring your family’s story to life, consider these ideas.

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Public Service Alert for Men

Reading Time: 7 minutesPay attention and listen. Evaluate your relationship. I am trying to help you out.

You know how there is nothing you can do to make her happy? Sex is not fun anymore? She recoils at your touch sometimes? Maybe she is never physically satisfied with sex? Maybe she has packed on more weight than looks attractive to you? Yeah, all of that. Have you ever considered that maybe she herself was a victim of rape or sexual assault? Yup. Maybe.

So what now, right?

Back up and listen closely. Time for you to learn, brother!

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