10 Ways to Marry the Wrong Person

by Dov  Heller Blind love is not the way to choose a spouse. With the divorce rate over 50 percent, too many are apparently making a serious mistake in deciding who to spend the rest of their life with. Here are practical tools for keeping your eyes wide open.  To avoid becoming a "statistic," try to internalize these 10 insights. #1. You pick the wrong person because you expect him/her to change after you're married. The classic mistake. Never marry potential. The golden rule is, … [Read more...]

Engagement and the Essence of Love

Do you think you've found "The One"? Are you thinking about getting engaged? A marriage partner is someone that you hope to spend the rest of your life with, and you don't want to make any mistakes. Being in love is a wonderful thing, but is it enough? According to Dov Heller, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, the essence of love is friendship. "LOVE IS A RELATIONSHIP IN WHICH EACH PERSON VALIDATES AND RESPECTS THE OTHER PERSON’S FEELINGS AND INDIVIDUALITY … [Read more...]