I explored different relationships for 20+ years before I discovered the perfect husband for me. He wasn’t perfect, or perfect for the other 3 women he had married before me. But he was for me. I wasn’t that attracted to commitment because I didn’t want it to recreate my mother and father’s relationship. Don’t get
So much of our society has a throw-away attitude. If it doesn’t work, throw it away. It’s cheaper to replace rather than repair the TV we bought two years ago, so throw it away. Why darn socks when new ones are so plentiful? And why keep a relationship that isn’t “happy”? There seems to be
If you think getting married means you will live happily every after, guess again. Every bed of roses has a few thorns. Nothing in life has only one side. Life in its very nature is dualistic. A coin has a head and a tail. Day is followed by night and joy is followed by sorrow.
When I get asked this question, it often gives me pause. Unlike some relationship coaches who offer ten rules to follow, five mistakes never to make, or the 100 Secrets that promise to hook you the right one, I have a much shorter response. BE the right one. BE even more of your unique, original
Just before the holidays, I was privileged to do something that absolutely delights me. I conducted an evening of Playback Theatre staring the first graduating class of my Improv Your Life! performance class. When we started back in October, I wondered if this 6-class program would be “too much” for the first time improvisers, especially since
Do you have a clear idea about what finding true love would look and feel like to you? I got a glimpse of mine when I was just eight years old. I saw a relationship that was so different than my parents’ partnership-of-necessity that I was mesmerized. I wanted that kind of true love for
Today our world added its 7 billionth member. Imagine a world population of 7 billion people! While that is staggering, I find the rate of growth even more astounding. In 1999, we had just passed the 6 billion mark, which is 1 billion people in just over a decade. And in just 8 more years,