Deeper dating experience
The search for a loving partner is one of our great life-tasks.
I'm referring to all forms of love, not just romantic love.If you’re single and you’re willing to treat your dating life as a journey of growth, then you’re very lucky. Because the way we search for love usually determines the kind of love we find.By approaching your dating life with deeper awareness, you have the power to change your romantic future in powerful, positive ways. When we decide to pursue our longing for love, we’re led down a path with challenges we might never have dreamed of.These buried qualities often hold the key to deeper love, creativity and meaning in our lives. Often, the questions we ask of ourselves are what finally carve the shape of our lives.A great question excites us, opens new doors, and invites both compassion and curiosity. Your answers will teach you rich lessons about your sex life—and more.We can transform our search for intimacy by approaching it in a new way. Her most recent book is the national bestseller The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Surprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life.
In this interview, Judith explains what surrender really means, and how we can use it to find deeper intimacy, joy and meaning in our lives.
For me, the decision to become a father—as a forty-something, single gay man---is what changed everything.
In this post, I’d like to offer a potent exercise for following your own call to love—and share my personal story.
Each of us creates a “false self” to protect our “true self” when it feels frightening to be genuine in the world.
If our false self becomes dominant, it begins to bury the very qualities it was originally designed to protect.
Most advice on seeking love focuses on the skills of seeking, not the skills of loving.