Linda Bloom's Articles (76)

Falling in Love Again

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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Added by Linda Bloom on September 2, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

When He (or She) Won’t Open Up

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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Added by Linda Bloom on August 27, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

When He (or She) Won’t Open Up

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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Added by Linda Bloom on August 27, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Reaching for the Joy Zone

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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Added by Linda Bloom on August 24, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Complaints Show What We Are Committed To

Complaints have gotten a bad rap in recent years. 

Many people equate complaining with whining, self-pity, and being “vicitimy”. While there can be elements of these qualities when irresponsible complaints are made, there is such a thing as responsible…

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Added by Linda Bloom on August 20, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

How We Check In Part 3

A key factor in the process of taking charge of your life has to do with having at least one person in your life with whom you share a desire to move through life at a rhythm set by you rather than one that is set by others. Taking control of the rate of movement of one’s life in the face of job, family, social, and…

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Added by Linda Bloom on August 17, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Why checking in is so important? Part 2

What is it that extraordinarily happy couples are doing? 

 

Linda: One of the important things they are doing is checking in, which is…

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Added by Linda Bloom on August 14, 2020 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Are you checking in or checking out? Part 1

One of the things that successful couples are doing that struggling couples are not doing enough of, is checking in. This simple practice can mean the difference between relationship fulfillment and relationship hell.

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Added by Linda Bloom on August 12, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Becoming a Great Lover

"Lovers are those people between whom nothing habitual takes place, just what is new, unprecedented, unexpected. In such connections there exists an almost unbearable happiness. When we understand our lives correctly,…

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Added by Linda Bloom on August 5, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

The Mutual Admiration Society

“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” ~ Mother Teresa

 

Linda: The…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 30, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

40 Benefits of Romantic Connection

“Too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ …

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 24, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

A Thinly Veiled Attempt to Disguise Anger

Sarcasm comes from the Greek sarkasmos that means the tearing of flesh. The intention behind sarcasm may be to be humorous or playful, but there is frequently an element of poorly disguised hostility or judgment. When we grow up in families in which sarcasm is frequently used, there…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 20, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Recovery from FOMO Part 2

In our previous blog, we addressed the concept of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and the dangers of being possessed by this insidious condition. We are offering ten valuable practices to help to free you from the grip of FOMO and to enhance the quality of your relationships as well as the overall quality of…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 16, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Do You Have FOMO? Part 1

Charlie: I’ve known my friend David for over twenty years, and we’ve always gotten along well. That’s due to the fact that we share a lot of common interests and values. Lately, though, David has developed a habit that has been driving me slightly crazy. Whenever I suggest that we do something…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 14, 2020 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Breaking the Avoidance Habit

Linda: Ginger and Tom came for marriage counseling as a result of the physical and emotional stress brought about by the recurrence of Ginger’s cancer. Her health condition had required her to hire household help in order to manage things that she could no longer handle. During their session, Ginger…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 8, 2020 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Expressing Our Deepest Longings

In the days when traveling vacuum cleaner salesmen roamed the land, one came to my home when I was a little girl and offered to demonstrate the miraculous qualities of the new Hoover.

“Mrs. Cooper”, he said, “this vacuum cleaner is world-class! The very best money can buy. It’s got…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 6, 2020 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

For the Couples Who Want to Finish Rich

Linda: When you do finally get over your resistance to talking about money? Where do you begin? There is no “correct” place to begin. It’s best not to begin with the difficult issues since you’ll need to practice on concerns that are easier…

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Added by Linda Bloom on July 3, 2020 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

The Big Challenge

For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. ~Rainer Maria Rilke

Charlie: Why is it that loving…

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Added by Linda Bloom on June 30, 2020 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Marriage, The Most Dependable Route to Happiness

Linda: There is a strong consensus in the field of positive psychology that the number and depth of personal relationships has the greatest effect on happiness. The relationship where vast numbers of people derive that greatest…

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Added by Linda Bloom on June 25, 2020 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Gratitude is a Living Ritual

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Linda: Gratitude is acknowledging what we have. When cultivating the attitude of gratitude, we focus our attention on what we have rather than what we lack. When we are not comparing ourselves and our possessions to others, there…

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Added by Linda Bloom on June 23, 2020 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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