The POWER of Vulnerability in Relationships

by shannonyvettetanner on February 18, 2014

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What happens when people open their hearts?… They get better. ― Haruki Murakami We often pride ourselves in “not needing anything or anybody!” We find a false sense of comfort in “doing it on our own.” The highest levels of love, success and joy will never be reached alone. We are created as social beings. […]

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Are You READY For Love?

by shannonyvettetanner on February 5, 2014

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In life we do not get what we want, we get what we believe. Romantic love is no different. Our core beliefs about love and relationships will manifest in our lives. Do we feel ready for love? Have we made room in our hearts and our minds for love? Are we cynical and even resistant […]

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The POWER of Letting Go…

by shannonyvettetanner on February 4, 2014

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  Once your past no longer has the power to define you, your future is, quite literally, yours for the taking. Every single beautiful thing you could possibly want or imagine will be yours. ― Dan Pearce Most of us carry a tremendous amount of emotional weight (baggage) from the past. Failed relationships, mistakes, regrets, […]

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The 7 Relationship Sins

by shannonyvettetanner on January 30, 2014

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  Relationships can be heaven. Relationships can be hell. Relationships are our greatest teachers; they reveal our hurt, our pain, our unhealed wounds and our capacity to love, forgive and trust. Below, I’ve listed some of the greatest hindrances to our happiness and success in healthy romantic love.   SIN #1 UNWORTHINESS “You are imperfect, […]

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The Four Types of Women Who Hurt Men With Words

by shannonyvettetanner on January 29, 2014

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Lions don’t have to roar. There is power in silence, confidence and persistence. Those who work don’t talk and those who talk don’t work. Handle your business. – Les Brown   Ladies, our POWER is not always found in our words, often it is discovered through our silent strength and confidence. When we are constantly, […]

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Debunking the Myth of Happily Ever After

by shannonyvettetanner on January 28, 2014

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When you love someone you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of […]

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Stop Running and Surrender to Your Calling

by shannonyvettetanner on January 27, 2014

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The world won’t step into its greatness until we step into ours. ― Marianne Williamson You were born for something more. The God of the Universe created you for a specific purpose. Your life was not an accident, it was formed by thoughtful design. Answering our calling is our greatest journey, the one that leads […]

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Why Self-Love Must Come BEFORE Romantic Love

by shannonyvettetanner on January 24, 2014

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FIRST THINGS FIRST Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God’s love encompasses us completely. … He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.― Dieter F. Uchtdorf I cannot authentically […]

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The 7 Psychological Needs Romantic Love Fulfills

by shannonyvettetanner on January 23, 2014

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Why are we so afraid of love? What makes us so terrified of committing ourselves to one another? Romantic love encompasses all of the most vital human behaviors: love, compassion, sharing, communication, and yet we spend too little time developing these behaviors and truly learning how to love. To the cynical mind, “romantics” are weak, […]

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How Old Wounds Sabotage New Love

by shannonyvettetanner on January 22, 2014

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We are not incompetent, wicked or failures when our relationships don’t work. Often times we entered emotionally unprepared or our expectations may have been unrealistic, whatever the case, we are not for everyone, and everyone is not for us. We can all look back at mistakes we’ve made in relationships, they are our greatest teachers. […]

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