Why not go out on a limb—that’s where the fruit is!

“Why not go out on a limb—that’s where the fruit is” (Mark Twain) That’s where the fruit is, the view is, the growth is…the love is. Life begins at the end of our comfort zone. Why is it so hard to leave our comfort zone? We are creatures of comfort. … Continue reading

The Anti-Intimacy Tsunami

On my last book tour throughout the USA, one of my highlights was speaking on a few university campuses.  My main message was:  No matter how entrenched we become in the ‘hook-up culture’ of today, we will never be fulfilled by it.  The human being will always need true love … Continue reading

Chana Levitan’s Interview on Chicago’s Top Radio talk Show 89 WLS

Join Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft on 89 WLS Chicago as Chana Levitan discusses insights from her new book “I Only Want to Get Married Once”. Learn how you can get marriage right the first time. You can check out Chana’s book on Amazon now: http://amzn.to/SwdWmh

Commitment In Marriage: How It Might Effect Your Health

Dr. Dean Ornish, author of “Love And Survival”: “I am not aware of any other factor in medicine that has a greater impact on our survival than the healing power of love and intimacy. Not diet, not smoking, not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not drugs, not surgery”. Dr. Ornish’s research shows … Continue reading

Confused about the two different book covers?

Some people are wondering what the deal is with the two different book covers of my book.  Here’s the story: In 2010, my book, “I Only Want to Get Married Once” was published by Gefen, a major Israeli publisher. This is what the Israeli version of my book looks like … Continue reading

Miscommunication 101

Miscommunications—they happen all the time.  One of my more memorable miscommunications went something like this: A few years back, I was working with Dave, a great guy who admittedly had some commitment issues.  He pushed through the issues (or so it seemed) and was dating a girl he liked… but … Continue reading

Hooked On Hooking Up

“I’m getting the itch,” a young woman named Brooke recently confessed to me. “I’ve been married for four years now and I’ve never been with one guy for this long. I mean, I love my husband and I’m dead-set against cheating but, well, I kind of miss the hook-up culture … Continue reading

Is Conflict Normal?

“Parents used to have lots of children—now children have lots of parents” Guro Hansen Helskog Remarriages are creating a new reality; the ‘many-parent’ phenomenon.  As I counsel more and more people with their complicated parental maps, I become increasingly concerned about the affects of divorce fallout.  Although there are valid … Continue reading

Ridiculous Miscommunication?

I recently bumped into a wonderful couple I had known years ago. They’re really great together, building a beautiful life and family. Then I remembered…wow…this couple almost broke their engagement, over a miscommunication. I started to wonder how many wonderful couples ‘are no more’… due to miscommunication. The mistake they … Continue reading

Check out a beautiful recent proposal story…

Mazal tov to Yoni and his fiance on their recent engagement.  Due to Yoni’s intent desire to surprise his girlfriend with a ‘somwhat unique’ proposal, he did the following:  He created a secret compartment in his girlfriend’s copy of, “I Only Want to Get Married Once” and hid the engagement … Continue reading