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…



Transparency of Feelings

 Through the gateway of feeling your weakness lies your strength Through the gateway of feeling your pain lies your pleasure and joy. Through the gateway of feeling your fear lies…



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…



The Myth of “As Soon As”

Linda: There can be a lot of ideas floating around in our mind that aren’t actually true. They are a series of stories, excuses, justifications, rationalizations, and procrastination. One pervasive…



Aphrodite and Dionysus

Linda: Lack of or a low sexual desire is the most common sexual challenge, about which physicians hear numerous complaints. Doctors and psychotherapists call this Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)….