THE FOUR HEALERS: Part 2 of IS YOUR MARRIAGE ON THE PATH TO DIVORCE Matthew Anderson, D.Min. More than 50% of marriages end in divorce and a large portion of those who stay married live in relationships that are far from happy. Why? I am convinced, after almost 4 decades of working with couples and [...]
IS YOUR MARRIAGE ON THE PATH TO DIVORCE? Part 1 Matthew Anderson, D.Min. A tough-love comment: Most people who really need this information will either not read it or worse, they will read it and only think about how it applies TO THEIR SPOUSE. Both approaches are useless forms of denial and will bring [...]
Habituation is both a common and major contributor to the decline of romantic feelings in a loving relationship. It is defined as a decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated presentations. It occurs when two individuals fall in love and spend more and more time together. This may mean seeing each other daily, moving [...]
There is only one truth worth knowing or living in this life: Only lovers are alive. Nothing heals, guides, teaches, mystifies or ultimately transforms us like love. Nothing opens our hearts and minds as effectively as love and finally nothing draws us closer to God or to our best and deepest selves as love. As [...]
I want to begin with a quote about love from an author I deeply respect and then I want to tell you why he is absolutely wrong. In fact, he is so wrong I feel like yelling in his face and telling him he has no frigging idea about what love really is? Am I [...]
This is a brief selection from my book The Resurrection of Romance. Enjoy! It is a common belief among psychotherapists of all sorts, that anger is a normal ingredient in all healthy couples’ relationships, including romantic love. Couple’s therapists think this way especially and spend great effort teaching partners how to fight fairly. However, the [...]
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