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  • How to Love

    The act of loving involves real behaviors that keep a person actively engaged in loving.

  • Dr. Pat Love Defines Four Basic Keys to Loving

    There are really four things, let me just tell you, four things that every baby needs, every child needs, every adult needs.

  • Can Love be Learned?

    Can we learn to fall in love with someone with whom we don’t initially feel that special “spark?”

  • Why You Should Be the One Who Loves More

    While it may sometimes feel like we have to outsmart our feelings so as not to get hurt, when it comes to our relationships, we are far better off being vulnerable, making a practice of being the one who loves more.

People are taught about manners and how to be polite to one another, but people are not taught about love or how to be loving to one another. Learning to love involves three key steps: acknowledging and accepting love, being grateful and expressing appreciation, and finally reciprocating with loving action. This simple process breaks into the self-protective behaviors and attitudes that interfere with partners loving each other. It enables people to accept love with dignity and return love with appreciation. When people follow these suggestions, they find themselves actively involved in being in love.

Getting the Love You Want

Breaking patterns to achieve better relationships Two questions I’ve heard frequently in my 30-plus years working with clients are “Why do my attempts at relationships keep ending in failure?” and “Are my standards too high? No one I want seems ...

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How to Be Vulnerable to Love

Being vulnerable is a popular topic of conversation these days. In fact, at this time, Brene Brown’s TED talk “The Power of Vulnerability” has had more than 30 million views. In spite of all the talk and of how much ...

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How to Fall Back in Love with Your Partner

It’s perfectly normal to have times when you feel more or less in love with your partner. Yet, it’s painful to have lulls in a relationship that leave you feeling hopeless or questioning its future. At these times, even if ...

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