1157966_68111590If Your Love Is Healthy, Your Heart Is Healthy

From ancient times, people in virtually every culture have known that emotions, especially the emotion of love, resides in the heart.

Let the intelligentsia scoff. Now we know that the people rule.

Love and caring are ALL about the heart, according to some new research.

Fierce Marriage

The FierceMarriage blog is a well-done blog on marriage, by a couple who’ve been married ten years, Ryan & Selena Frederick. They’ve got some good advice, so go check them out.

Do We Love Backwards?

See our post on true love.

What Is Love?

According to USA Today, researchers

Anna Faul and Joe D’Ambrosio’s current research project attempts to quantify compassionate love — which they define as “other-centered” love. Unlike romantic love, compassionate love involves giving what another person needs without expectation of getting something back.

We think the problem is semantic. At the risk of sounding curmudgeonly, we don’t really believe that much so-called romantic love, is love at all. It is desire, lust, passion, and a whole bunch of other feelings. Love is a verb. To feel love, you gotta do love.

♥7 Old Fashioned Ideas That Can Make Marriage Last is probably our most popular post ever on relationships. When we posted it, we were sure we’d get a lot of flack. We were wrong. A couple of readers have even told us it was their favorite Therapy Soup post ever.

 

 

 

 

 


Comments


View Comments / Leave a Comment

This post currently has 0 comments.
You can read the comments or leave your own thoughts.






    Last reviewed: 11 Feb 2014

APA Reference
& C.R. Zwolinski, R. (2014). ♥Tidbits On Love And Marriage. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 24, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/therapy-soup/2014/02/tidbits-on-love-and-marriage/

 

Therapy Soup



Archives



Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed


Or Get a Single, Daily Email (enter email address):

via FeedBurner



Psychotherapy



Therapy Revolution
Check out the book!
Therapy Revolution: Find Help, Get Better, and
Move On without Wasting Time or Money
by Richard Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC & C.R. Zwolinski

Subscribe to this Blog:
Feed


Or Get a Single, Daily Email (enter email address):

via FeedBurner



Recent Comments
  • Anon: there is no such thing as a “brain-dead coma”. Terri Schiavo and Karen Ann Quinlan were in a...
  • wrong: to the author of the blog: You should probably ask someone about the definitions of coma, persistent...
  • nomisinfo: I would add that the one in CA, Dr. Shewman, has stated that brain death is a chronic condition, the brain...
  • Just Thefacts: “Five neurologists”? There were two neurologists and neither examined her: one is in Cuba...
  • Yismy: Number 2 is almost right, I would think from my experience how it was worded that would mean everyone on my fb...
Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!