On August 19, 1990 I got married. I met the man who’ll become my husband in August 1988. I had just turned 22 that August. Just like my eldest daughter is now : 22. Just like my daughter now I had just finished University and moved from Boston to NYC. Just like my eldest daughter […]Read More >>
After more than 30 years of life together—I am learning to love my husband.
I want to learn to love in such a way that the evolution in the structure of our relationship or any changes that each of us may still undergo will not kill the love.
Committed to filling my own needs, I no longer look for relationships to complete me.
I am learning to love people beyond what I can get from them, beyond my needs for safety, stability, or fear of the unknown.
Thinking that other people can and should make us happy or worthy is actually what keeps us stuck. This illusion that our well-being depends on other people’s behavior is what leads to so much of our unhappiness. This is true for all relationships, including parents and children.Read More >>
Self-sourcing love is empowering. Reestablishing the connection with self, we remove the obstacles to the love supply within us. We can then share ourselves vulnerably and give love generously through an open heart and the resulting sense of abundance.Read More >>
After decades of being married, I realized only recently that I had based my relationship on completely unrealistic expectations around love. I believed that love is something that we get from other people, special people with specific qualities, who fall in love with us and make us feel good. I’d been in love before and the only thing I’ve learned from it is that it did not last because it was not with the right person.Read More >>
What many of us do not realize is that when we fall in love, no one actually gives us anything. This intoxicating and blissful feeling we crave is actually our own energy rising as a result of our own internal psycho-emotional process. The other person merely acts as a catalyst of this process, temporarily allowing […]Read More >>
Not only do we expect love to be delivered to us by another, we want it to be delivered in a very specific way, in our preferred love language. We are only really satisfied if love is offered in a particular setting, with a particular word combination, and an accompanying theme song. Any detail that does not fit our conjured teenage-worthy dreams and the whole episode feels disappointing. That causes great frustration and inexplicable longing that never seems to be quenched.Read More >>
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