the-paradox-in-passion

To know yourself and your partner, and what drives you both emotionally is to move forward from consciousness instead of projection.
We're so worried about being either great parents or nothing like our parents that we're losing our ability to hold onto our SELF. Of course we don't want to emotionally damage our children, but at what cost?
It is our job to know what we want and what we like, and it is completely up to us to articulate our needs in such a way as to give them every chance of being met.
All relationships go through phases of attraction but when all is said and done who wouldn't want a good bagel?
I could almost hear him holding his breath, waiting for my response, and I think he let it out in a gasp when I said, "Oh goody! I have some friends I'd like to get together with, so I'll take advantage of having a free night."
What accounts for the success of the twenty-one-year, monogamous relationship I've shared with Chris, the love of my life and my soul mate? How have we been able to stay together for so long, and what is our secret?
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgRelationships, especially close ones, present a problem (and we all face this problem). There's no way that you can be in a close, committed relationship, and not have your spouse discover who you really are.
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe next time we have sex, we have to have it outside of our warm, comfy bed. For some of you, this may be exciting, but I happen to love my cozy bed. What consequence would work well for you?
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn the heat of parenting, working, and creating a life together, what transitions a relationship from growing to thriving to long-term?
2013-10-03-perelpull.jpgAt the heart of sustaining desire lies a challenge. It demands that we learn to reconcile our fundamental need for safety and security with our equally strong need for adventure and novelty.