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Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Mastering the Art of Honoring Your Partner'
"Abstract: Take a few moments to reflect on the powerful work honor to see what it means to you.  And then consider what it means to us to honor our partner. Here are thirty ways to consider, to see if we are treating our partner with…"
Nov 7, 2020
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Nov 7, 2020
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Don’t Get Stuck at the Poles'
"Abstract: Moving beyond either/or thinking is a mature and responsible way of processing information which gives us a great advantage when striving to co-create a great relationship. Since life is rarely black and white and more likely to be…"
Nov 7, 2020
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Myth: I’m Too Old to Find Love'
"Abstract: Examining our limiting beliefs is always a good idea. Our beliefs can end up being self-fulfilling fantasies and keep us from enjoying maximum well-being. There are many limiting beliefs about being older that await our assessment as…"
Nov 7, 2020
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Are You a Reaction Machine?'
"Abstract: When we are reaction machines, acting out our fears, we deny ourselves important information that could be enormously beneficial in terms of the larger purpose of our relationship. If we want to be among the successful couples, we…"
Nov 7, 2020
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'Reframing, An Essential Communication Skill'
"Abstract: One of the skills to develop as mature individuals and good communicators is that of reframing. To reframe is to change the point of view of any given situation. The facts of the situation remain the same, but a deliberate shift is…"
Nov 7, 2020
Linda Bloom commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'You don't have to be a yogi to benefit from this!'
"Abstract: Mindfulness practice offers a tremendous advantage when we are involved in the process of co-creating a great relationship. Being present in a way that is receptive, accepting, and non-judging paves the way for respect to…"
Nov 7, 2020
Omtimes Media commented on Linda Bloom's blog post 'A Direct Path to Becoming Wise'
"Linda, thank you for your submission. Would you be so kind to include your bio of 60-70 words at the end of every submission, please? That way we are sure tyo give you the proper attribution, and also direct readers to your website/producst and…"
Oct 29, 2020
Omtimes Media liked Linda Bloom's blog post Revisiting the Idea of Winning
Oct 12, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
Linda Bloom posted Article
Oct 4, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020

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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

Don’t Get Stuck at the Poles

Posted on October 18, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Linda: Most of us have been brought up to think in either/or terms. We may not even realize how much it is costing us to continue these old patterns that dominate our thinking. Either/or thinking separates us from our partner. And seeing ourselves as disconnected…


Myth: I’m Too Old to Find Love

Posted on October 13, 2020 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Linda: I first heard this story from Sonia Choquete. It is a true story about a woman in her seventies who came to have a psychic consultation with Sonia in Chicago. The woman’s husband had recently died, and she was looking at her life ahead. During the…


Why you can’t always “Just do it.”

Posted on October 8, 2020 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Despite our best efforts, and our clear intention to hold our temper, listen with patience, offer more acknowledgment, give up control, remember to say “I love you”, or keep any of the resolutions that we have made, sometimes we just don’t do it. Like most people, we’ve failed to do…


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