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Psychology in the research of Love

In our times we know that the majority of marriages fail, either ending in divorce and separation and/or devolving into bitter dysfunction. Only thirty percent of marriages remain in healthy, happy marriages. Psychologist Ty Tashiro points out in his book … Continue reading

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The rules of the game – stay happily married

Ruti Mizrachi – an Eshet Chayil with over 30 years of experience and clearly the wisdom handed down by generations – shares generations of advice on her blog post suggesting 10 simple steps on how to stay married. She humbly … Continue reading

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Forbidden relationships – stay away

The position of Jewish law – and a law of the State of Israel – adultery under duress is not considered adultery. In considering adultery resulting from a mistake two scenarios are considered; a real mistake – is defined as … Continue reading

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How do you know when you’re in love?

Ok – Dr Seuss may not have been a yid – he is a great writer and this does make sense (maybe lust included): “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than … Continue reading

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Do you believe in miracles?

Marriage is a real way to open up a miracle. Two strangers decide forge a life-long partnership in which they share every respect of their lives together under the same roof for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, … Continue reading

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Marriage habits

According to Dr Mark Goulson these are the ten habits of happy couples, I tend to agree. (republished from Psychology today whose website is not easily accessible) What does it take to be happy in a relationship? Go to bed … Continue reading

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Divorce and the Character Disordered

Stumbling accross this article I realised it was worth sharing. Dr. George Simon explains to the Huffington Post that some divorces may be exceptionally toxic because one party suffers from what he terms a “character disorder” (CD). Divorcing a disordered … Continue reading

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Hey Rabbi’s – be there before it gets to the Beth Din

I am writing to appeal to you to please speak to your Rabbis about the issue of adultery. Since adultery is legal in many countries – as opposed to murder – our entire society tends to sweep it under the … Continue reading

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Love is… very healthy!

It’s not the freshest news.. although there is really nothing new under the sun. I like what Barbara Fredrickson (the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and… author of the book on love, and student of positive psychology) – “Love 2.0: … Continue reading

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Divorcees and Widows – share the same pain

I’m a divorced man and I’ve been engaged to a widow (of 6 years), so when I read David Wolpe publish his ex-wifes notes on divorce, I felt a desperate need to share it. Most touching indeed and in case … Continue reading

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