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How to Keep Love Alive in Your Relationship

You probably agree on the need to feed your relationship, and yet there still remains the question of how to do it. How do you keep the love and juicy presence of your relationship alive in your everyday life? We’ve talked about the general attitude and behavior, and today we thought we would look at some specific actions that we and some of the couples we’ve interviewed do. These are shared to stimulate your imagination, and to help you center in on things that might work for you and your lover.

First and foremost, is the intention to do so. You have to step enough out of the everyday world that occupies each of you, and think of your partner, what they would like or need, and how you can do or express that in a way that fits to you and is within your abilities.

Click here for some inspiring ideas, or lean back and let Phil read them to you.

Local Talk on Entheogenic and Psychedelic Medicines

A reminder about a talk that we mentioned before. Martin Ball, PhD. will speak about ground-breaking new research into therapeutic advantages of plant medicine in treating PTSD, end-of-life-anxiety, and even the #1 condition afflicting humanity: the distortions and false beliefs of the human ego.

Martin Ball is the author of “Entheogenic Liberation”, “Being Infinite”, and “Being Human”. The talk is at Unity of Santa Barbara on Sat, March 3rd from 6-9 pm. Read more about it in this Independent article or the flyer.

Successful Relationship Reading Corner

BookshelfIn this week's blog, we addressed how to keep love alive in your relationship; here are some articles that also offer suggestions.

How To Keep A Relationship Interesting "The good news? Even the happiest, most stable and loyal of relationships will ebb and flow. The tough pill to swallow? You’ll still need to roll your sleeves up, bite your ego and build your patience to maintain a love affair that can stand the test of the ages. Here, psychologists provide their best solutions for recharging your relationship with intrigue and enchantment:"

18 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Strong "It takes more than love for your relationship to work. Although love is the foundation of any happy romantic relationship, love is not enough. In order to have a healthy relationship, both parties have to be willing to work on it. Below you’ll find 18 ways to keep your relationship strong."

The Science Of 'Happily Ever After': 3 Things That Keep Love Alive "As Daniel Jones, author of Love Illuminated, explains: we spend youth asking “How do I find love?” and midlife asking “How do I get it back?” Anyone in a relationship or who plans on being in one needs to know how to keep love alive over the long term. But how do you learn the secret to this? Everyone is happy to explain “how they met” but few give the details on “how they stayed together.”"

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