UNHAPPY TOGETHER – Why Do We Fall Out of Love? And Why Do We Stay?

Have you noticed that just as quickly as you fall in love with someone, you can just as suddenly fall out of love? Why is that? Could it be that what we call 'love' is often something other than love? We often confuse many things with love, in particular, attraction and infatuation. So to be … Continue reading UNHAPPY TOGETHER – Why Do We Fall Out of Love? And Why Do We Stay?

A Spiritual Perspective on Marriage

I remember as a child attending my uncle’s wedding.  During the ceremony my grandfather turned to me and said, as adults often do, “One day you’ll be getting married.” I shook my head, and he laughed.  He must have assumed that, being a young boy, I thought that girls were icky.  But that wasn’t the … Continue reading A Spiritual Perspective on Marriage

Transitioning from Monogamy to an Open Relationship

Monogamy has been the social standard for romantic relationships for quite some time, but more and more people are beginning to realize that most of us just aren’t wired that way.  In fact, many so-called “monogamous” relationships aren’t truly monogamous when you examine them more deeply.  But having agreed to remain exclusive, our exploration of … Continue reading Transitioning from Monogamy to an Open Relationship

Dealing with Difficulties in Relationships

When it comes to romantic relationships one of the most common fantasies we have is that we’re going to find our perfect partner and live happily ever after.  We imagine a relationship in which everything runs smoothly, where there is no conflict, no agitation, no disappointment.  We imagine that every moment spent with our partner … Continue reading Dealing with Difficulties in Relationships

Why I Never Give My Partner Permission to Do Anything…

It is commonly believed that if you love and respect a person, you should allow them a certain amount of privilege.  While on the other hand, there’s also the old adage, “If you give someone an inch, they’ll take a mile.”   The “experts” say that there should be a balance.  They say that you should … Continue reading Why I Never Give My Partner Permission to Do Anything…