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While the ego would argue that there’s a different kind of love for different kinds of relationship, the spiritual basics of relationship are the same no matter what form a relationship takes

Whether you’re my business acquaintance or a family member, the issue is this: Am I meeting you on the level of my personality, or am I extending to you the gift of my love? Am I here to judge you, or to forgive you? The answers will determine what happens next. Relationship Assignments Continue reading

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We talk about – Why do happy couples…

We talk about: – Why do happy couples cheat? – The language of infidelity – How modern marriage is evolving – My definition of an affair https://www.estherperel.com/aspen-ideas-festival-infidelity-and-the-future-of-relationships/ Continue reading

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Remember

Remember.org is one of the most successful educational sites on the Internet reaching many people each year from every corner of the planet. As you can see, Remember.org is about hope. A hope for a better future. A hope to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Responsibility

The Bill of Responsibilities site (Responsibility.com) is a site that is based on a single premise: If you have rights, you have responsibilities.
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I know there’s no such thing as a status quo

Some find it strange that someone in this day and age would have the same job for a decade. The truth is, it’s not the same job: it’s always evolving. At times it’s been comfortable, at times it’s been extraordinarily challenging. I’ve needed to change how I work. Automattic has changed. The structure of the […] Continue reading

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Like Rachel many women need to start by…

Like Rachel, many women need to start by getting to know the guy, see if they like him, if they enjoy his company. That is quite different from gauging if you are attracted to someone or making sure that he is attracted to you. Discovering your similarity of interests and values, the sense that he […] Continue reading

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From Bliss to Bitch — and Back

Passion has an edge of war. It points to what we want so much that we’re afraid to want it. The ambiguity of hope. The fear of not getting. The fear of getting. http://justinemusk.com/2015/04/20/passion-isnt-nice-it-is-the-mark-of-lovers-rebels Continue reading

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Love moves you out of your self, and out of your head, and out of your closet

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Couples Need to Fan the Flame

What is the difference between love and desire? Love and desire relate and conflict: Love is: When you care, worry, feel responsible for someone. You want to minimize threats, reduce the distance, and nurture them. Desire is: an expression of freedom and autonomy. Many can feel freer with people they are less emotionally involved in. […] Continue reading

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How Infrequent Sex Can Still be Good

Does infrequent sex equal a failing relationship? No! Complainers sometimes want more, but they always want better. They want to…

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