The more aware Daniel and Rebecca became of their emotions that were fueling their dynamic, the better able they were to calm down and not feel afraid they were losing themselves in this relationship. The more they felt they understood themselves, the better they were able to express what they needed from one another.
They couldn’t always get things exactly the way they wanted it, but at least they felt their partner wanted the best for them, which was even more important.
When we feel we’re in a relationship where our partner has our back, this feeling of safety and security gives us the greatest feeling of FREEDOM!read more
Tammy was torn about what to do. She was married for fifteen years and had three children with her husband, Tom. As a couple, Tammy and her husband had many ups and downs. Getting married young and having made Aliyah on their own shortly before they met, they found...read more
By consciously coupling and considering carefully how you want to connect with your partner, you can create a lifelong loving relationship.read more
When I met Shana, an attractive woman in her 30s, she was dating a new guy every few months. She was feeling desperate and frustrated that everywhere she looked her friends were pairing up, but for some reason it just wasn’t clicking for her. When Shana went to...read more
The more clear you are about what you need from a relationship, the better able you’ll be to express this to a matchmaker who will then be in a better position to set you up.read more
Men report they feel emasculated and no longer able to flirt and show affection towards women. Women feel less safe about creating relationships with men…We need to create a shift in our thinking and do a reality check in order to heal from this scandal.read more
When we upgrade our devices we expect a newer better functioning system that works with similar parameters. Upgrading our relationship is no different. We needn’t throw away what we have to get the upgrade we require. By acknowledging new realizations and awareness about what we need from a relationship, we don’t have to throw out the baby with the bathwater and start from scratch. We can just reboot, and incorporate the changes by acknowledging what we need from ourselves and gingerly yet directly, communicate what we need from our partner.read more
In this podcast taken from a series of radio interviews, Micki Lavin-Pell discusses some of the reasons she believe are causing so many people to feel unable to connect to other people in long term relationships. Factors such as the change in the meaning of community,...read more
When most couples first get married, they believe that their job is done. The hard part is behind them. They have met the love of their life and now they can happily breathe a sigh of relief in knowing that they have found the ONE. Of course, the bubble usually pops...read more
My husband and I got engaged over July 4th weekend 17 years ago. As we were living in New York at the time, the date was chosen more out of convenience, as we had a long holiday/vacation weekend. While English is our mother tongue, he being British and me being...read more