These two exercises are a research-backed recipe for a profoundly romantic Valentine’s Day; they will deepen your long-term bond, reduce stress, and even improve your day-after!
Recognizing the value of the intimacy gifts we have already is one of the greatest ways to improve our lives. This short practice will help you discover your own intimacy gifts.
Here are the three most liberating insights I know for single people. Follow them, and you’ll change the course of your dating life in surprising and wonderful ways.
Perhaps the greatest secret to a love-filled life is to cherish the relationships we already have–including relationships with those who have passed. Here is a simple yet profoundly healing exercise for anyone who has lost a loved one.
If you’re single and you’re willing to treat your dating life as a journey of growth, then you’re very lucky. Why? Because the way we search for love usually determines the kind of love we find. By approaching your dating life with deeper awareness, you have the power to change your romantic future in powerful, […]
The path to love is never simple. When we decide to pursue our longing for love, we’re led down a path with challenges we might never have dreamed of. For me, the decision to become a father—as a forty-something, single gay man—is what changed everything. In this post, I’d like to offer a potent exercise […]
This simple technique is designed to deepen all of your intimate relationships, including your relationship with yourself. Each of its three steps leads to a deeper state of authenticity, a gentle, skillful “overthrow” of the inner and outer voices which hold us back from deeper love.
I recently had a dialogue with Sophia Dembling, author of Introverts in Love: The Quiet Way to Happily Ever After. Both of us had books come out at about the same time concerning the search for love. Her insights on the distinction between glow and sparkle hold one of the greatest keys to finding and […]
In deciding your most important goals for 2015, don’t forget the factor that’s most likely to give you joy, contentment, and a deep sense of personal meaning and mission. We all know what that is: It’s loving relationships. I’m referring to all forms of love, not just romantic love. Here is the simplest and best […]