What Great Marriages Require

What Great Marriages Require

Linda: When Charlie and I left the home of Rachel and Nehemia Cohen after our first interview with them, we agreed that we would never again complain that we were too busy or that we didn’t have enough time for something.

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You Can’t Hurry Trust

You Can’t Hurry Trust

Linda: When Joyce and Barry were both twenty-five, something happened that Joyce was completely unprepared for. Barry had an affair with her best friend. Neither of them could lie nor conceal the truth,

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The New “Mixed Marriage”

Linda: Years ago, the term mixed marriage referred to a couple that came from different races or religions. These days, the term is used to refer to those who are from the same race or religion,

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Rescue Marriage

Rescue Marriage

“In a successful rescue marriage the partners’ early experiences have been traumatic. They are the walking wounded as they begin their lives together. The healing that takes place during the course of the marriage is the central theme.”

–Judith Wallerstine in The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts

Linda: The importance of having a trusted person to talk to about previous traumas cannot be overstated.

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There’s a Lid for Every Pot

There’s a Lid for Every Pot

Commitment and intention are both mighty forces, and are especially potent when they are combined. Commitment is one of the most important variables that contributes to the outcome of a project,

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