Something You Should Know about Keeping Love Alive


The 5 Love Languages Explained

January 8, 2016

 

Interview with Gary Chapman, author of the book The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do you know the 5 love languages?

 

Gary Chapman:
One of them is words of affirmation; “You look nice in that outfit, really appreciate what you did” – simply words of affirmation.  Another is gifts it’s universal to give gifts as an expression of love.
 

Gary Chapman

Your Needs In A Relationship

 November 30, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Jane Greer, author of the book What About Me?: Stop Selfishness from Ruining Your Relationship

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Every relationship requires compromise so inevitably…

 

Jane Greer:
The minute you enter a relationship it becomes a question of your needs versus your partner’s needs, who comes first, who’s most important, and what about me?

 


Dr. Jane Greer

Relationship Happiness

August 5, 2015

 

Interview with Alan C. Fox, author of the book People Tools for Love and Relationships: The Journey from Me to Us

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Just about everyone wants to find and be with someone who loves them. And success maybe in how we approach it.

 

Alan C. Fox:
We grow up thinking you’ll meet your one and only, fall in love, live happily ever after – you don’t have work at it you find the perfect person. I say that’s wrong I say you have to be the right person.
 


Alan C. Fox

Improve Your Relationship Today

May 28, 2015

 

Interview with Cloe Madanes, author of the book Relationship Breakthrough: How to Create Outstanding Relationships in Every Area of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In any relationship we all have the need for security and certainty.

 

Cloe Madanes:
One of the paradoxes of human life is that as soon as you have certainty you have the need for uncertainty, variety - you want some surprises.


Cloe Madanes

 

Secrets Of A Happy Marriage - Part 2

January 15, 2015

 

Interview with Karl Pellemer, author of the book 30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We’ve all heard how half of all marriages end in divorce and how many troubled marriages there are; however…

 

Karl Pellemer:
I can tell you the opposite is true. There are quite a few people who make it for 50, 60, or 70 years and it’s a fantastic trip for them. 
 


Karl Pellemer

Secrets Of A Happy Marriage

January 14, 2015

 

Interview with Karl Pellemer, author of the book 30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What if you asked people that have been married a long time what they think is the key to a successful marriage? One thing you would hear is…

 

Karl Pellemer:
Think small. And this really struck me, almost all of us as we look at problems in our marriage we think of big ticket items.
 


Karl Pellemer

Love & Intuition

December 26, 2014

 

Interview with Laura Day, author of the book Practical Intuition in Love: Let Your Intuition Guide You to the Love of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When we meet new people, we often worry about rejection however…


Laura Day:

When people make contact in a caring and respectful manner that contact rarely goes awry. It’s learning how to make contact that way.
 


Laura Day

The Stages Of Every Relationship

September 15, 2014

 

Interview with Linda Carroll, author of the book Love Cycles: The Five Essential Stages of Lasting Love

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Our view of what love and relationships are supposed to be may be a bit off because…

 

Linda Carroll:
Relationships have seasons and our culture is very strong on the 1st season which is the merge. Which is mediated by hormones and chemicals and when we fall in love we’re not in our rational mind.
 


Linda Carroll

Truth About Love

August 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Thomas Habib, author of the book If These Walls Could Talk: A Therapist Reveals Stories of Change and How They will Work for You

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Even in the very best relationships love can't always be there.

 


Dr. Thomas Habib:
In couples, it's the expectations of love we have; we talk about love as a constant when it isn't. What's constant is commitment.
 


Dr. Thomas Habib

Relationships Are About The Little Things

July 22, 2014

 

Interview with Sky Blossoms, author of the book Best Thing Ever: Escape Disappointments and Drama and Let True Love Into Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
For a marriage or relationship to work better often only requires a change in attitude.

 

Sky Blossoms:
That means really appreciating your partner. That means treating your relationship no matter how long you have been married as if you’re still in a courting period – romancing your partner, showing your best qualities.
 


Sky Blossoms

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