Hailed as “the first Presidential Seder in America’s history,” by Haaretz and declared a “new tradition” to be observed for years to come in the White House by the New York Times, Obama joined Jewish advisers, David Axelrod, Valerie Jarrett, Eric Lesser, Susan Sher (Michelle Obama’s counsel), and Herbie Ziskend, a staff assistant to Vice President Joe Biden, to celebrate the Jewish rite. As Goethe pointed out, a great leader holds people together.Vladimir Putin is doing this very thing in a resurgent Christian Russia, whose Christian roots and heritage of many generations are being reestablished in that nation’s cultural and religious life.A hookup is a single act involving sexual intimacy, and it’s supposed to be a liberating experience.A culture of hooking up, as far as my students have talked about it, is monolithic and oppressive, and where sexual intimacy is supposed to occur only within a very particular context.Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.
If you feel like you and your partner are going in a great direction, you may want to take it to the next level.
As we begin the 21st Century, two leaders in the public eye, Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Russia, and Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, are vying for world wide recognition.
The difference between the two heads of state is strikingly dissimilar if not poles apart.
If you’re feeling confused, take some time to examine your relationship. Do you want to try to take the relationship to the next level?
Think about specific examples of times that you’ve experienced feelings of love. There are ways you can figure this out without risking the friendship.