. “Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. . . . To love another is to will what is really good for him [or her]. A love that . . . loves blindly merely for the … Continue reading
Posted in "The Art of Loving", David Schnarch, Erich Fromm, Mature Love, Mental Health, Personal Growth, Perspective, Real Love, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Thomas Merton, Uncategorized
Tagged "How To Love", "No Man Is an Island", "The Art of Loving", David Schnarch, Erich Fromm, Mature Love, Mental health, perspective, Real Love, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Thomas Merton, Understanding
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In session, with a couple. He does not want to be here. But she’ll end the marriage unless he comes. I ask questions, make little jokes, try to engage him. But it’s slow going until he finally…
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? It seems fairly self-evident that the more we ourselves can develop a growth-mindset, the mentally healthier and happier we will be. It also seems self-evident that the more we…
What does it really mean when you say “I love you” to your partner/spouse? Does it ultimately mean— “I like/love/am addicted to how you make me feel, I like/love/am addicted to what you do for me because it makes me feel warm, … Continue reading
. . A big part of love means consciously opening yourself up to your beloved and sharing with your partner from what’s best in you. This means consciously choosing and risking being vulnerable and trusting your partner and revealing … Continue reading
Posted in "The Four Loves", C.S. Lewis, Conscious Love, Critical Thinking, Love is a Choice, Love is a Commitment, Love is a Decision, Love Is a Verb, Love is Not a Feeling, Mature Love, Personal Growth, Perspective, Real Love, Self-Awareness, Thích Nhất Hạnh, The Examined Life, Truth, Vulnerability, Waking Up, What is Love?
Tagged "The Four Loves", C.S. Lewis, Conscious Love, Intimacy, Love is a Choice, Mature Love, Real Love, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vulnerability
The following long and very thought-provoking excerpt is from David Schnarch’s incredible life-changing relationship book “Passionate Marriage.” And to me, the following excerpt is one of the most subtly profound and important passages in the entire book—if not in any book … Continue reading
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Tagged "I-Thou", "Passionate Marriage" Categorical Imperative, Buber, Kohlberg, Krishnamurti, Schnarch