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There are some fundamental measures of respect that each of us is entitled to in a romantic relationship - expectations that form a baseline for long-term success, and whose absence may doom a couple's prospects. The author finds seven measures to be inalienable:

1. You...

Most unfaithful partners underestimate the breadth and depth of the fallout after infidelity. Despite the devastation, many couples can recover from an affair and build a stronger relationship if they work hard on it. The author lists 15 essential steps to recover a re...

This is the first book of its kind written to help people of aith who have experienced religious sexual shame. This shame and trauma comes as an inadvertent byproduct of the sex-negative sexual ethic of conservative religion. Based on ten years of research, it explains...

Dr. John Gottman, renowned psychologist and relationship researcher, has conducted extensive research at the University of Washington on couples and why relationships fail. He has been able to predict whether a couple would divorce with over 90% accuracy based on six p...

The authors suggest 25 habits to strengthen and excite your relationship. They are:

1. Prioritize your relationship with meetings

2. Learn emotional intelligence

3. Create a relationship vision

4. Lead with respect and kindness

5. Practice acceptance of your partner

6. Cheri...

 Most love relationships do stall or falter after the initial infatuation phase. This is the time when irritations with your partner start to show up and your own insecurities and past wound begin to seep through the perfect facade you present to one another in early d...

1. Enhance your love maps: learn more about each other, be interested again, date again.

2. Nurture your fondness and admiration: put a positive spin on your marriage's history.

3. Turn toward each other instead of away: be a good friend to your partner, do things for ea...

With a third to a half of all marriages ending in divorce, and with over 40% of people reporting unhappiness in their marriages, it is clear that most of us need better education about what it takes to maintain a happy relationship. 

Dr. John Gottman, renowned psycholog...

Marriage is not about happiness, but growth.

The key to becoming a truly successful couple is to take action and expand your comfort zone. Marriage is what Dr. David Schnarch, author of Passionate Marriage, calls a “Human Growth Machine.” Eli Finkel, author of The All-o...

My recent workshop at the Priory Spirituality Center was a success, based on participants' evaluations.

The workshop was adapted from Desmond and Mpho Tuto's book "The book of forgiving", 2015. The book provides 4 steps towards forgiveness: telling the story, naming the...

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