In this audiobook, couple therapist Stan Tatkin answers the question: Why be coupled anyway? Stan Tatkin is an experienced and passionate couple therapist who believes there are good reasons to be coupled, which he talks about extensively in the engaging and fascinating audiobook called Your Brain on Love. His model of … [Read more...] about Your Brain on Love: The Neurobiology of Healthy Relationships – Review
We all know the story. One day, we’ll hopefully meet someone who is just exactly right for us. Our soul mates, our life partners. Our be all and end all, in other words. Such a person will intuitively understand us, and being with them will have a sort of natural ease to it. Romantic, isn’t it? Well, not so much. Here are three reasons I think … [Read more...] about The Myth of “The One”: Does Your Soulmate Really Exist?
The title of this post is a little 'tongue in cheek', but when I heard recently that Madonna said "there's no such thing as perfect love", I thought it was a good opportunity to address some of the myths that pervade our society about love and relationships. Madonna is probably someone who has considerable experience in the area of love … [Read more...] about Breaking News: Madonna Says “There’s No Such Thing as Perfect Love”
Missed Part 1 of the top 10 relationship myths of all time? Read it here. Myth # 6: My childhood won't affect my relationship Some people believe that whatever kind of childhood they had, it has no bearing on the relationships they form in adulthood. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is impossible to not bring the influences of your … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Relationship Myths of All Time – Part 2
Do you believe any of these relationship myths? There are so many myths about relationships. Here are the top 10 I've come across in my work as a relationship therapist. Myth # 1: Relationships are easy Relationships are not easy! I am always amazed how people spend so much time, money and energy studying, training and applying themselves in … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Relationship Myths of All Time