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Omtimes Media liked Linda Bloom's blog post Revisiting the Idea of Winning
Oct 12
Omtimes Media commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Revisiting the Idea of Winning'
"Hi Linda, I would like to have your 60-70 words bio at the end of your article, with two links to help people find you. I can't accept submissions without attribution. Please and thank you!"
Oct 12
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Revisiting the Idea of Winning'
"Abstract: Creating a successful partnership does take work. The process is not for the faint of heart. But if we do our work, are aware and awake in the ways we participate in our relationship, we can expect the goodwill and cooperation to…"
Oct 4
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Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Tears Are the Ice of the Heart Melting'
"Abstract: Mitch, like a lot of men, has been given messages from the culture that they had better not be in touch with their feelings and if they are, they will be better off if they hide them. Many women who are involved with these men,…"
Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Quality Time at Its Best'
"Abstract: Marina and Alex have demanding careers that require that they travel a great deal. They have become experts at making the small amount of time that they have together really count. They are obviously very much in love and seek to…"
Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Courage Isn’t the Absence of Fear'
"Abstract:  Some people hope that their fears will go away in time and then they can go after their goals. Waiting for the fear to go away is a disempowered position to be in, and the more we withdraw from challenges, the more fearful we…"
Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'A Divorce That Set Her Free'
"Abstract: Told in the voice of Jerilyn, a recovered co-dependent who had given so much attention to her former husband Ted, that she had neglected her own needs and goals. A sudden, shocking announcement of her husband that he…"
Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'A Direct Path to Becoming Wise'
"Abstract: Learning how to appreciate and grow from the differences we have from our partner is direct to becoming wise. Struggling couples who get counseling find this new frame with which to hold their differences. Then they become less…"
Oct 4
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Falling in Love Again and Again'
"Abstract: There are many people who believe that the stage of aligning in love is the best and that it’s downhill after that. This blog challenges that belief and offers several ideas to consider to keep the romantic flame burning. "
Sep 8
Linda Bloom posted Article
Sep 8
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'When He (or She) Won’t Open Up'
"Abstract: Refusing to talk to your partner about upsetting issues can be more damaging than discussing them. To move beyond such a breakdown in communicating about important issues is the ability to see beyond the either/or thinking that such…"
Sep 8
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Complaints Show What We Are Committed To'
"Abstract: Complaints have gotten a bad rap in recent years. Yet, complaints are highly underrated. They are the entry point to see what we are committed to. There is a fine line between a complaint and criticism. If we can stay on the…"
Sep 8
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'How We Check In Part 3'
"Abstract: Some people draw a blank when they want to have check-ins. They need guidance as to what it can look like. This blog offers eight steps to inspire the reader to enjoy meaningful check-ins with their partner. Checking in with self…"
Sep 8
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Are you checking in or checking out? Part 1'
"Abstract: Checking in is a powerful practice. Often, couples don’t know what is missing to take their partnership into the higher realms of delight. Once they grasp that this practice can bring greater enjoyment and satisfaction, they are…"
Sep 8
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Becoming a Great Lover'
"Abstract: Being successful in romantic partnerships does not come naturally. We must learn to love. There are qualities and skills, yet many people are shocked to find out how demanding growing the skill set is. Yes, it does take effort,…"
Sep 6

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Linda Bloom L.C.S.W. has served as psychotherapist and seminar leader practicing relationship counseling almost forty years. She is a regular presenter at Esalen Institute, Kirpalu, and Multiversity. She has spoken at several conferences sponsored by the International Transpersonal Association, the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, and The Northern California Mindfulness Institute. She is coauthor, with Charlie Bloom, of "101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married: Simple Lessons to Make Love Last", "Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truth from Real Couples about Lasting Love", "Happily Ever After… and 39 Other Myths about Love", and "That Which Doesn't Kill Us: How One Couple Became Stronger at the Broken Places". Visit her website at
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Linda Bloom's Articles

Revisiting the Idea of Winning

Posted on September 21, 2020 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

If you’ve ever been in the middle of a painful breakdown with your partner and felt overwhelmed with rage, fear, pain, despair, or some combination of the above, you’re not alone. Even couples that share good relationships can occasionally experience feelings like this. At…


A Direct Path to Becoming Wise

Posted on September 21, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment


All marriages, even the great ones, have irreconcilable differences. While some differences are deal-breakers, many are natural and even necessary in order for relationships to thrive. An unfortunate all-too-popular myth held by many people is that…


Tears Are the Ice of the Heart Melting

Posted on September 16, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Linda: Lilly knew that there was something missing in her partnership with her husband. But it was hard for her to define what it was that kept her from feeling connected to him and fully loved. When she talked with her closest women…


Quality Time at Its Best

Posted on September 14, 2020 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

Marina:  I know that Alex loves me, and even when he is away from home traveling for business a lot, I do know that he loves me. But knowing that he loves me and experiencing his love are very different. We have worked out a method that has really been good for us over the busy years of raising kids and raising our business. We choose a block of time,…


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