What makes young love special? What makes mature love special?

There are major differences between young love and mature love -- both advantages and disadvantages.

By |July 16th, 2015|Categories: Empathy and Appreciations, Intimacy|Tags: , , |

“Our greatest gifts to our children should be both roots and wings”

We can apply this axiom to our adult lives. Our relationship will flourish if we ...

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: expressing emotions, Lasting Love|Tags: |

You say you agree on almost everything? No way!

We will always have disagreements. If used in the right way this can help our relationship to grow.

The top 10 reasons why couples argue

This article covers almost all reasons why couples argue. They are presented in the Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/mar/13/the-top-10-reasons-why-couples-argue

However there are big differences with individual couples on what is and what isn’t said.  Many couples argue over sex without even mentioning the word or discussing sexual issues. Instead, when they are frustrated about having too much or too little sex they complain about trivia such […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Categories: expressing emotions, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“To fall in love with anyone, do this”

This headline in the NY Times Modern Love column received 8 million hits on the author’s blog. The article describes 36 questions to ask a stranger. Each question gets more and more personal. Mandy Len Catron, who wrote the article had tried these questions with a man she hardly knew. The questions were devised by Dr. Arthur Aron and the […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Categories: Lasting Love, Togetherness, Uncategorized|Tags: , |