Tag Archives: Relationships

The Ice Cold Contraction

Truth Byte #30 Stay and play, don’t run away. I was a pretty even-tempered child.  That is, until my feelings got hurt. Growing up in the 80’s in a large, close-knit extended family that loved to tease, that happened often.  When I felt that lump in my throat, I would quickly change the subject and…
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Am I cut off?

Truth Byte #28   If you’re not supported, you are the one to blame.    People tell me they are lonely.  That they have no friends.  That no one supports them.  And maybe to a point, this is true.  But let’s get honest: if you have no one to turn to, it’s probably your own…
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On Listening

Truth Byte #27 No one is listening to you.    You keep talking and talking.  And no one seems to hearing a word you say.   Sound familiar?   I have this experience when we are running late for something.  I tell them and tell them that we are late, but my kids just don’t…
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The Past is Holding You Prisoner

Truth Byte #20: “It’s time to let it go.” You have been holding on to something.  Something that still brings you pain or sadness after all these years.  And I am not talking about the ultimate loss of someone you loved dying, because really, there is not much you can do about that, and we…
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What Does Your Crown Cost?

Truth Byte #10: Not everyone deserves your time. Have you ever wanted to be a princess? How about a super-hero? I have. And it hasn’t really gone away as I grow older. Take Sunday, for example. I was over-booked into family commitments: Beavers for the boy followed immediately (and in another part of town) by…
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Buyer Beware: You can’t do this alone.

  Truth Byte #5: If you want to navigate your inner landscape, you need a compass. How do you measure the success of your relationships? Is it by how many likes or followers you have on a particular social media site? Is it how many missed calls you have when you turn your phone on…
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Why am I still single?

So many people ask me the question, "Dr. Saira, if I am really as great as you tell me I am, then why am I still single?" This question breaks my heart, for many reasons. Yes, you may still be single, but that is only part of the story. If true love is what you…
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Listen In : Talking About Love

[audio:http://talktosaira.com/audio/DrSairaRJ1200_Feb14.mp3|titles=Dr. Saira on RJ1200 Talking about Love|artists=Dr. Saira with Saima Naz on Gupshup 2/14] What is it about love that makes us so crazy? What is it about those three little words that give men clammy hands and women the butterflies? Is there such a thing as "the one"? And if there is, why haven't…
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