Banging Into the Sore Spots

Linda: By virtue of being close to each other, we will surely bang into each other’s sore spots. The sore spots are the left over wounds from childhood and sometimes wounds…



Sore Spots

Sore spots. We all have them. Those places where we get easily triggered, quickly defensive and irrationally reactive. It’s the emotional equivalent of being poked in a fresh wound. Those…



Guerilla Generosity

Linda: Good will, which is literally the desire for good to come to oneself and/or others, is a vital aspect of the foundation of any relationship. Without a spirit of good…



Making Love All the Time

Linda: If we define love making broadly, we can make love anywhere, any time; and many couples do! Having sex is what most people mean when they use the phrase. Of…



The Secret of Staying In Love

Linda:Although it is commonly believed that the best time in a relationship is the passion of the infatuation stage in the very beginning, that is not necessarily true. Some people…



Qualities and Practices

Linda: Couples with great relationships have earned them by developing positive qualities that promote fulfilling partnerships. These couples state that they have created this largely through the learning and growth they…



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…