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…



Conversations with an Aspie

There is nothing wrong with people with Aspergers (Aspies). Just because they’re different from the majority of mankind who are, supposedly, neurotypical (NT) does not mean there is something wrong…



The Best Preparation for Marriage

Great relationships aren’t discovered; they are created. Anyone with sufficient motivation and a willingness to do the work that is required for a successful relationship is capable of achieving this…



Black Belt Listening

Linda:  Happy couples are skilled in the art of attentive listening. They allow themselves to be penetrated by each other’s words and feelings. They don’t simply receive the information, but…