Charlie and Linda Bloom have been married since 1972. Trained as psychotherapists and relationship counselors, they have worked with individuals, couples, groups and organizations since 1975. They have lectured and taught at learning institutes throughout the USA, including the Esalen Institute, the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, the California Institute for Integral Studies, the Meridian University, John F. Kennedy University, the Crossings, Omega institute, the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, University of California at Berkeley Extension Program, the Hoffman Institute and the World Health Organization. They have offered seminars throughout the world, including China, Japan, Indonesia, Denmark, Sweden, India, Brazil, and many other locations.
In today’s episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- How to make a good relationship great.
- Why it’s important to tell your partner why you love them.
- How the depth of intimacy sets the good relationships apart from the great relationship.
- How to create more depth of intimacy in a relationship.
- Creating balance in your relationship.
- And much more!
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Linda and Charlie’s Daily Tool
Make time for a daily check-in with your partner to find out how they are thinking and feeling. Say “I love you”, but be sure to give the details of why you love your partner. Say, “Hooray”, when your partner comes home to express joy and show gratitude.
Relationship Advice Resource
101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married
Happily Ever After and 39 Other Myths About Love
Advice for Newlyweds
Dream big! Don’t play into the myth that people expect too much from marriage. Be willing to work to create a great marriage.
Advice for Single Listeners
Be the person that you are looking for and want to be with.