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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
My Contribution to a Happy Home
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home. Mother Teresa I love to come home to the warmth and laughter there. I want to do what I need to do to maintain a happy, healthy, home. A garden needs water, fertilizer, and someone to remove the weeds. The atmosphere… Read More ›
We’re Already a Couple. You Really Want to Get Married?
A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions. Arthur Ashe Are you willing to go from “I” to “we?” I know, it’s a big decision. While most people say they would prefer marriage, the number of singles continues to rise. Being a couple and getting married probably seems risky if you’re single. This article… Read More ›
Unless you love someone nothing else makes sense. Anonymous Listen, if you’re single again and discouraged about finding a partner, there’s hope. Here’s a checklist for those who want a life-long relationship. It’s worth working for since there is little that influences the course of your life more than the choice of a partner. So,… Read More ›
We Just Went Over The Holidays; You Want Me To Go Again?
“Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.” Proverbs 21:21. The Bible “Do not let kindness and truth leave you; …. So you will find favor and good repute in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:3, 4. The Bible We’ve just celebrated the ancient religious holidays of Christmas and Hanukkah. Now… Read More ›
I Haven’t Had Such A Good Laugh Since ______!
“Laughter is an instant vacation.” Milton Berle One of my brothers-in-law read my last post,”What Do You Mean? I Think That I’m a Great Partner,” and remarked that I hadn’t included humor in my list of desirable characteristics. That remark hit home. I use humor on a daily basis. So, of course, I included “Is… Read More ›
What Do You Mean? I Think That I’m a Great Partner
The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates Would you like a partner who demonstrates these attributes – Kindly tells the truth; isn’t deceitful even though it would be convenient. Doesn’t steal; respects what belongs to others. Courageously does what’s right even though it’s obviously hard. Quickly admits when he/she is wrong and makes… Read More ›
Forgive the ___________? Are you insane?
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi Yes! To be healthy you’ve got to do it – you need to let go of resentment, anger and bitterness. You need to find a way to stop feeling angry and resentful because the feelings carry a poison with them; it’s… Read More ›