Category Archives: Relationships

Only God

a personal reflection by Lauri Ann Lumby This morning’s blog is coming from a deeply personal place and arising out of a place of fragmented vulnerability….so apologies ahead of time for momentary incoherence. 😉 2017 has been quite an interesting … Continue reading

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My Secret Pain – the Call of Beloved Partnership

It is said that “the truth shall set you free.” I have continued to find this to be true.  But knowing that in expressing our truth we shall find freedom and actually expressing our truth are two different things, especially … Continue reading

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Dark Night of the Relationship

The Dark Night of a Relationship is an important stage in any long-standing, committed relationship.  This is a stage that no one tells us about, neither would we believe it could happen to us as we stand doe-eyed awaiting the celebratory … Continue reading

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The Number One Reason Relationships Fail

In the twenty-plus years I have been counseling individuals and couples, I have identified the number one reason relationships fail: Looking for the other person to complete us.   Co-Dependency In the recovery world, co-dependency is limited to addictive/compulsive patterns of … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After: my latest book available now!

Buy it Now!  Happily Ever After – the Transformational Journey from “You Complete Me” to Beloved Partnership presents a new model for intimate partnership along with the process for getting there. Happily Ever After recognizes that as long as we … Continue reading

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The Plight of the Modern Woman in Search for the Modern Man

To all my magnificent single sisters: This one’s for you!  The Plight of the Modern Woman in Search for the Modern Man Intelligent, independent, courageous and strong, Beautiful, generous, thoughtful and kind. Laughing with you over the Holy Grail. Speaking … Continue reading

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Woman on Fire – The Poetry of Wendy E. Slater

I don’t remember what initially caused our lives to intersect, but since coming to know Wendy E. Slater, I have found in her a soul-sister, fellow shit-disturber, priestess, goddess and healer.  When I was flat on my back with a … Continue reading

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How the “Unholy Masculine” is Killing Us.

I want to be clear, right from the start, this blog is NOT about men and it is not against men. This blog is about a characteristic and behavior pattern of Western culture that I have come to call “the … Continue reading

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Help for the Dark Night of the Relationship

The Dark Night of a Relationship is an important stage in any long-standing, committed relationship.  This is a stage that no one tells us about, neither would we believe it could happen to us as we stand doe-eyed awaiting the celebratory … Continue reading

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You Don’t Complete Me!

Damn, You Don’t Complete Me! Many relationships entered into in our youth are established upon the illusion that the other person will complete us.  We look to the other to fill the emptiness and longing we feel inside.  Eventually, we … Continue reading

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