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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
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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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Sep 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'The Mutual Admiration Society'
"Abstract: Happy couples are free in their expression of what they appreciate about each other on a regular basis. Not only do they express their gratitude on a regular basis to their partner, but they also acknowledge them to those around them.…"
Sep 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post '40 Benefits of Romantic Connection'
"Abstract: If mastering the art of romantic partnership is a high priority in our life, there are huge benefits for doing what is necessary to become proficient. Once we comprehend the enormity of the benefits to our well-being, it makes the…"
Sep 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'A Thinly Veiled Attempt to Disguise Anger'
"Abstract: Sarcasm literally means the tearing of flesh. It is a thinly veiled attempt to disguise feelings of anger. Some people justify their sarcasm as playfulness, but it can be painful and not a bit funny."
Sep 6
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Aug 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Do You Have FOMO? Part 1'
"Abstract: FOMO is defined and there is a small story illustrating the price that is paid by the one who suffers from it and how it impacts those around them when the tendency is not reigned in. The reader is encouraged to take a frank look…"
Aug 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Breaking the Avoidance Habit'
"Abstract: Breaking the habit of avoiding conflict is a worthy endeavor. With the illustration of a couple who were conflict avoiders, the reader gets to see how they broke through to a pattern that allowed for a more honest, authentic…"
Aug 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Expressing Our Deepest Longings'
"Abstract: We can have knowledge of all sorts of techniques, but what good are they if we don’t have the motivation to use them? Taping into our motivation to make changes in our life includes telling the truth about how much we want…"
Aug 6
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'For the Couples Who Want to Finish Rich'
"Abstract: We are presenting to you, a starter kit to launch productive conversations about money. Some people don’t know what the specific issues are that need to be addressed in order to co-create a successful outcome with their money.…"
Aug 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 www.bloomwork.com.
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Linda Bloom's Articles

Falling in Love Again

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Linda: According to Ellen Berscheid and Elaine Walster, passionate love is defined as “a wildly emotional state in which tender and sexual feelings, elation and pain, anxiety and relief, altruism and jealousy co-exist in a confusion…

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When He (or She) Won’t Open Up

Posted on August 27, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

One of the most frequent complaints we hear from our clients and students (and admittedly, it tends to be women who are voicing it) is that one partner is resistant to talking. Their complaints are “I can’t get him to open up. No matter what I do, I get nothing more than a one-word response. Sometimes I don’t…

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When He (or She) Won’t Open Up

Posted on August 27, 2020 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

One of the most frequent complaints we hear from our clients and students (and admittedly, it tends to be women who are voicing it) is that one partner is resistant to talking. Their complaints are “I can’t get him to open up. No matter what I do, I get nothing more than a one-word response. Sometimes I don’t…

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Reaching for the Joy Zone

Posted on August 24, 2020 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Charlie: Several years ago, I attended a lecture by a well-known spiritual teacher and arrived twenty minutes late. On my way in I asked the doorman to give me a condensed version of what I’d missed. He paused for a moment then said two words:…

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