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Attraction

Living from Our Core Values

Linda: Values is defined as a person’s principles or standards of behavior; ones judgment of what is important in life. Living from our values is closely related to living in integrity. Many people think of integrity as being honest, and that is so, but...
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Attraction

Managing the Inner Cynic

Linda: We live in a time of growing and pervasive cynicism about marriage. The marriage rate in America has hit a record low and is expected to drop even further. The Pew Research Center recently found that about 40 percent of unmarried adults believe that marriage is becoming obsolete. Only about half of Americans are married now, down from 72 percent in 1960, according to census data. The age at which one first gets married has...
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Children

Loving Kindness for Our Partner

Linda: Happy couples hold each other with what Carl Rogers calls “unconditional positive regard”. Successful couples know how to be fully present with each other with an open heart. Over time, they have been deliberately cultivating an appreciation of each other. To become accomplished...
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