Is He on Good Behavior or Is This Lasting Change?

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Is He on Good Behavior or Is This Lasting Change?

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Is He on Good Behavior or Is This Lasting Change?

“Lasting change happens when people see for themselves that a different way of life is more fulfilling than their present one.” Eknath Easwaran

 

My client, Margie, has been married for 32 years to Chuck, whom she met in college. She put her life on hold for more than 2 decades, pouring all her love and energy into raising her two boys and being a teacher. But now she’s ready to make herself a priority – to begin to live again, to travel, to have experiences that bring her joy and meaningful connections in her relationships. She’s ready to ...continue reading...

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Will He Ever Change?

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”  Thomas Merton

 

The short answer is, “Yes, people can change.” Change is absolutely possible (…I’m living proof), but it usually takes us hitting our version of rock-bottom in order to become uncomfortable enough to seek change and be open to a new way.

The long answer is, “We resist change.” Change causes discomfort, and we certainly aren’t comfortable with discomfort. So the discomfort ...continue reading...

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