According to bestselling authors and relationship counselors Linda and Charlie Bloom, accepting common myths such as “couples with great relationships don’t fight” or “little things aren’t worth getting upset over” can prevent you from building the strong relationship you hope for. The authors offer compelling stories and valuable suggestions for replacing myths with realistic expectations, equipping listeners with behavior and communication guidelines to will enhance and strengthen intimate relationships. With the Blooms’ strong yet flexible approach to love, your audience will discover a new openness in which mutual understanding can thrive.
The Bloom's newest book "Happily Ever After… and 39 Other Myths about Love" explores key points such as:
• Why we are so susceptible to believing myths and how to avoid the siren call of these damaging beliefs
• Why so many myths seem to validate negative expectations rather than positive ones
• Mistakes happen in relationships. How to offer an effective apology
• How to focus on what you can do to make things right rather than on what your partner did to make things wrong
Linda Bloom, LCSW, and Charlie Bloom, MSW, are bestselling authors and the founders and codirectors of Bloomwork. They have lectured and taught seminars on relationships throughout the United States and the world. They have been married since 1972. www.bloomwork.com