People around me know how committed I am to keeping things simple. It’s not easy to do because things can get complicated really fast. Committed relationships can quickly become a tangled web of unhappiness when, really, they are remarkably simple and meant to bring us joy. Relationships teach us how to give and receive Love.
One Little Answer to Four Simple Questions Determines A Healthy Relationship
In the fall of 1993, I was making a career transition from university fund-raiser to Marriage and Family Therapist when I saw my first client in a Los Angeles clinic. She was a beautiful, young, soft-spoken woman in despair over her relationship. While we sat together she explained how much she and her husband loved each other but for some reason, things were not going well. For nearly an hour, she shared her confusion and the drama of their life and then … I never saw her again. Ever. Today I think of her as an angel who inspired me to focus on working with couples.