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Lasting Love

Should You Lower Your Standards? Relationship Advice From a Spiritual Perspective

Diana Lang | Posted 04.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

In a relationship, congruous standards are important.

Safe Space, Sacred Space -- How to Stay Together

Diana Lang | Posted 04.12.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Diana Lang

Where there is safe space there is humor, there is understanding, and most importantly there is forgiveness. Once sacred space is established, and then, protected, honored and respected, the love that is forged within that safe space can last a lifetime.

Stuck With the Kids on Valentine's Day? Do This.

Tamar Chansky | Posted 02.14.2017 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

How can you maintain some kind of connection when your circus of a family has set up tents in the middle of it? Then I remembered a story I'd been wanting to tell about that very question for a long time. It all started in a restaurant in upstate New York a few years ago.

After the Fall: Moving Beyond the Honeymoon

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 11.18.2016 | Weddings
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Many people are so addicted to this phase that as soon as a relationship starts moving towards the stability and deeper certainty of long-term love, they would rather move on to their next one.

The 3 Spiritual Rules for a Lasting and Loving Relationship (or How to Keep Falling in Love)

Diana Lang | Posted 09.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Diana Lang

When I marry a couple, I say a lot of things designed specifically for the unique couple that I am marrying, but the one thing I always say in every celebration is this...

Sex and a Salad

Allison Chawla | Posted 07.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Chawla

You are probably wondering what sex and salads have to do with each other? A salad certainly doesn't sound like something anyone would want to eat dur...

Appreciating The Faces of Love

Deborah Shouse | Posted 06.08.2014 | Fifty
Deborah Shouse

Some months ago, Oprah had author, visionary and cultural mid-wife Jean Houston on her TV show. "What do you wish people knew?" Oprah asked Jean. "I wish people knew how powerful love is," Jean answered.

The One Secret To Lasting Love

Posted 07.08.2013 | OWN

By Helen Fisher I have a friend who met her husband at a red light. She was 15, in a car with a pile of girls. He was in another car with a crowd...

LOOK: Couple Still Madly In Love After 33 Years

The Huffington Post | Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Fifty

A private moment shared by a couple married for 33 years reminds us that true love is still out there. On a beach vacation with the kids, they turned ...

Relationship Advice: 5 Choices To Help You Stay In Love

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We all know that being in love is one of the very best feelings in the world. When we fall in love, we often believe that our in-love feelings are going to last forever.

4 Steps To Finding A Great Relationship

Next Avenue | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Ken Page Midlife is a perfect time to get more real in our relationships As a psychotherapist who has worked wit...

How Well Do You Know The One You Love?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Expanding love gets down to appreciating that love must be current, electric, pulsating, fresh, flowing, spontaneous. Hard to have it this way when you believe you "know all" about that person who is "numero uno" in your heart.

How Love Lasts: Part II

Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH

I would think of love as C.S. Lewis did: as a miracle, as an expression of something both lusciously earthy and other-worldly, as a heavenly two-step, a delight of the Divine. It is not empirical.

How Love Lasts

Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH

How many initials carved into trees are a testament to too little judgment and too much moonshine? How many are a testament to loves lost and hearts still aching? How many are able to draw us a picture of two people on a trail, walking a little slower, perhaps, but still holding hands?

The Revealing Note in Grandma's Cookbook

Lee Woodruff | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Recipes are the currency by which generations of women define and distinguish themselves from other families. These sometimes-secret formulas, handed down from mother to daughter, are inscriptions of endearment, the personal stamp encrypted in each dish like DNA.

10 Of The Longest Celebrity Marriages

Posted 02.10.2012 | Fifty

In honor of cupid's holiday, decided to take refuge from the bombardment of celeb couples calling it quits and the pre-nup analyses by t...

What's The Secret To Long-Lasting Relationships?

Rita Wilson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Fifty
Rita Wilson

What's the secret to long-lasting relationships? It seems your answers were close to what my answers would be: Laughter, kindness, respect, allowing the other to grow, hanging in there when it gets rough, not walking away. And great sex.

What Love Is Not: A Proven Method To Make Love Last

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Long have poets and scholars, romantics and intellects, teenagers and grandparents pondered the question: What is love? Yet, perhaps a more beneficial question is, what isn't love?

Passion Is Possible For Real-Life Couples... Even After 20 Years

Christina Vuleta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Vuleta

We all remember the intense feeling of falling in love... and the uncertainty over whether those feelings are returned. A new study suggests that after 20 years you can have the excitement without the apprehension.

How Not To Do A Long-Lasting Relationship

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

While Kathlyn was in Northern California teaching a seminar this past weekend, I was on the road, too, finishing a series of bookstore and media appea...