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How to Fix Fearful Freddy

April 7, 2017

A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world’s torrent. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Freda’s tired of Freddy’s “I’m going to lose everything” mood.” Yes, he could be laid off. But, he hasn’t been. Freda’s tired of Freddy’s watching TV and soothing himself with beer, chips and ice cream. She’s tired of being… Read More ›

Couple U And The Future

Two years ago I launched Couple U as a place to put information for my patients. Now information is totally available and accessible. I also thought couples could comment on my posts and share helpful ideas. For example, “Here’s what I found helpful, perhaps this could work for you.” This hasn’t worked out and that’s… Read More ›

Disappointment in Love and Marriage?

The only life worth living is a life you are truly and honestly passionate about. Albert Einstein. When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship. Joseph Campbell If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there. Yogi Berra Here are three… Read More ›

Lonely? Waiting For Love?

Photo from 123rf.com. File name: 13903882_s.jp Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. Mother Teresa Loneliness is painful. You want love, affection, and companionship; not loneliness. You want to live with someone; not alone. You want someone available for conversation, outings, etc.; not, “When can we… Read More ›

Time Matters

File name: 10358539_m.jpg from 123RF.com “Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘don’t want to.”  Lao Tzu “Time is a game played beautifully by children.”  Heraclitus “Lost time is never found again.” Benjamin Franklin Time matters more to me at seventy-three than it did at twenty-three. At twenty-three time seemed… Read More ›

There’s A Way Out of Loneliness

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.  Mother Teresa “There are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. It may be conceded to the mathematician that four is twice two. But two is not twice one; two is two thousand times one.” G.K. Chesterton Loneliness… Read More ›

You Need To Be Appreciated!

 Remember: people move toward pleasure; away from pain. Sometimes I go about my life and forget that I really need appreciation my wife. I need appreciation to keep her as a friend, partner, and lover. I need to remember and offer what she needs from me. By doing this, I can create good memories within her…. Read More ›

What Do You Appreciate?

Photo by: dreamstime_m_1975744 “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A… Read More ›


© Oxser | Dreamstime.com – Dogs Couple In Love Photo Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. Lao Tzu The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillich The course of true love never did run smooth. William Shakespearee Have you thought about love lately? My… Read More ›

Forty-eight Years of Commitment – And Still Going

9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. 10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him that is alone when he falleth, and hath not another to lift him up. 11 Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth;… Read More ›