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Romantic Relationships

John Lee’s six types of love

“Love is a wildly misunderstood although highly desirable malfunction of the heart which weakens the brain, causes eyes to sparkle, cheeks to glow, blood pressure to rise and the lips to pucker” Anonymous

John Alan Lee is a 20th century Canadian psychologist who proposed the idea that there are six types of interpersonal love (three primaries and three secondaries). In his 1973 book entitled, The Colors of Love, Lee explains the six love types and assigns a color to each.

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Is There A Reason For The Change? Part II

best friends

Last week I wrote about how friendships shift, once marriage or a romantic relationship enters the equation.  I know you didn’t think things were going to remain the same forever, but you probably didn’t have a clue that things would be shaken up like this!  Even though your world is now different and the dust has settled, there are probably some aspects of your friendship that you would like to hold on to.  

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Is There A Reason For The Change?

Love changes life images

Question:  Do you become a different person once in a romantic relationship?  If so – why?

While having dinner with a dear friend a few nights ago, I asked her what she would like to read about in my Coaching Kiva blog.  She said she is interested in people’s behaviors – why they do the things they do.  When I asked her to be more specific, she began telling me how she is experiencing feelings of abandonment since many of her friends have married. 

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Flip The Hourglass To A Brand New Start!

Thanksgiving was last Thursday and I can swear I’ve heard Caroling – already.  I know it’s all in my mind but I also know this year is rapidly coming to an end.  Wait – are those Jingle Bells I hear …?

There are only 28 days left in this year!   We’ve got so much to do in such a short amount of time. 

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Relationship Coach or Therapist – Which One Will Benefit You?


Is your relationship good, but you’d like to make it better?  Has your lover become your roommate? – Or is your relationship in trouble and needs help saving?

If you’ve found yourself asking any of these questions you know you need help, but you may not be certain if you require a relationship coach or a relationship therapist?  Let me help you decipher the two. 

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