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Stretch it Out!

Summer is a hot time to stretch your comfort zone with your sweetheart. Try doing some things that are perhaps risky and out of the ordinary for you both. In the process, you’ll each add vitality to your lives! Here are ten examples of exciting ways to be […]

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Are you hot? This summer is heating’ up! HOT relationships bring more Summer Lovin’! While we’re in the thick of the summer heat, let’s discuss the furnace of relationships. What do you consider the prime source(s) of heat in your love relationship? The first response to that […]

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Summer Lovin’ Dates

Summer Lovin’ is hot, playful, outdoorsy, wild, fresh, natural. Let the heat of the summer stir your passions and child-like wonder. Enjoy more energy for life, romance and pleasure. Ideas for dates this summer: 1. Pack a picnic dinner, a blanket, a bottle of something wet and […]

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The Art of Love

The Art of Love We just offered a creative expression program for couples and singles called, “The Love of Art.” Let’s flip that title around and glimpse into The Art of Love. For me, intention and focus of attention are foundational elements. Those begin with a lifelong […]

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What is your story?

Secrets of a Soulful Marriage: A Love Story As our 45 th anniversary approaches, we want to share our beginnings. Enjoy this excerpt from Secrets of a Soulful Marriage: Creating and Sustaining a Loving, Sacred Relationship by Jim Sharon, Ed.D. and Ruth Sharon, M.S. Available from SkyLight Paths Publishing.  The Power […]

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Our 45-Year Marriage

In early June, my beloved Ruth and I will celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary! For many years, a lot of people have admired our relationship and wondered how we have made our long marriage work. On this joyous occasion, I’d like to briefly address that curiosity. In […]

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The Elders Speak

At our recent “Happy Memories” seminar at my mom’s assisted living place in Pennsylvania, we asked the elders to tell us how they met their partners and what their first impressions were. Delightful stories! Then we asked them to share their secrets of an enduring marriage.   […]

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Are you ready to have more energy for life? Anything you do to enhance your overall well-being directly or indirectly impacts your (potential) partner. Do you take good care of yourself? You can start with easy ways to promote your health with live foods, exercise, and sufficient sleep. […]

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Who’s Poking You?

In the first of  this two-part series, we explore the annoying pokes we cope with on a daily basis. Much of this irritation may fly under our radar. Perhaps we learn to tolerate stress until symptoms become fairly flagrant. Maybe we even are so poked full of holes that […]

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The Joy of Innocence

What does the word innocence conjure up for you? Hopefully, you can go beyond the common meaning of “not guilty.” My observation as a counselor and relationship coach is that innocence and its cousin purity are becoming endangered species in our very active, control-based lives. For me, […]

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Jim and Ruth Sharon

Our focus is wholeness. We guide you to enrich your life. Our commitment, compassion and wisdom ease the way for you.