Fear of Intimacy

Intimacy involves a high degree of vulnerability and any time that we are challenged to drop our defenses we are likely to feel some degree of apprehension in regard to…



In Service to Each Other

Linda: Consider this story of devotion about a couple that takes time and effort to show how much they cherish each other. Mira: “I know that Ari loves me, and even when…



From Fear to Fearlessness

Fearlessness is not an absence of fear; it is being committed to something bigger than the fear. That something can be another person’s safety, a higher purpose, a calling, or…



Are You Conflict-Avoidant?

Linda: It is often difficult to tell when we are doing that which does not serve our self-interest. Perhaps we have not had good role models for handling differences, and consequently…



Breakthrough or Breakup

Crisis as Catalyst for Change Linda: A breakdown is a sudden loss of health or ability to function efficiently. A breakdown is a usually unexpected interruption in a relationship that…



Commitment and How To Grow It

15 ways to strengthen commitment Linda: Having the assurance that the commitment in the relationship is strong and sturdy provides a large playing field to struggle with the essential issues…