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Did you get the green light after last night’s date?

We like to experience events and places that are tantalizing but not totally fatal. Take the recent tourism increase in interest in touring the Chernobyl site. A recent Active Travel article on msnbc.com states, “The opportunity to face these fears on a day-trip is becoming increasingly attractive.” This is so much like dating. Where we […]

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Posted by Elizabeth George in Relationship Life, Understanding Love on April 11th, 2011.

The Black Side of Valentine’s Day Or “Where were my roses?”

One way or another, we all experienced Valentine’s Day. Was yours a day of love and romance? Did someone whisper in your ear, “I love you!” or “Be mine!”  For many of us though, it ranged from a let down to an absolute depression that there was no one there to pay us special attention. My […]

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Posted by Elizabeth George in Relationship Life on February 24th, 2011.

365 days of Valentines – The Secret to Keeping Romance Alive

Valentines Day certainly arrives with a lot of emotional expectation! I remember the excitement in first grade about our class party and getting little candies and hearts from everybody. Not too many grades later hoping that the candy from that really cute boy would say, “Will you be mine?” And wow, the stakes got higher […]

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Posted by Elizabeth George in Relationship Life on February 14th, 2011.

Prescriptions For A Great Marriage: A Cup Brimful of Traditions

A good marriage is one where traditions and shared meaning are developed over time. These shared traditions bring a specialness and uniqueness to a relationship and help pull the entire family together. Special meanings get attached to meals, holidays, religious activities, celebrations, methods of relaxation, and many others. These lovely rituals often arise from when […]

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Posted by Elizabeth George in Living in a Relationship, Quality Marriage, Relationship Life, traditions on January 12th, 2011.

The Owl & The Rooster

As I hung up the phone, I could still hear the echo of my professional voice saying; “Why don’t I call you each morning at 7:00 a.m. for the next 30 days!” and my coaching client excitedly agreeing. Silence. I looked at the phone with dismay and wondered if I could pull the words back […]

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Posted by Elizabeth George in Relationship Life on November 10th, 2009.