Limerence at First Sight

There is a dream in our culture, which is both persistent and misleading. It is the intrusive fantasy of falling head over heels in love at first sight, pursuing and receiving reciprocated affection, and living happily ever after.  Truth is, this type of romance is purely and simply fiction.  Falling in love (lust) at first[…]

Divorce Wisely by Understanding the Body’s Stress Response

  Your spouse just told you that he/she wants a divorce.  Your breathing quickens and becomes shallow.  Your heart races and feels like it’s beating out of your chest.  Your palms begin to sweat.  You want to bolt.  You literally can’t think of anything to say.   What the heck just happened? You had a[…]