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Tip: whole and resolved

When a person is not emotionally whole and resolved, they run a serious risk when starting a relationship: making their partner their everything. They tend to find their sense of worth and love in their partner. And so, they become suffocating, for their partner is their sole source of love and worth. Anything their partner […]

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Love and control

  Love cannot thrive in an environment of control. Few things bring more stress into a relationship than one’s attempts to have control over their partner. Love should be given and shown freely, not by pressure. If it’s done by pressure, then it’s not out of one’s free will; therefore, it’s not love. Only when […]

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Every human being has a god* complex

  Every human being has a god* complex. Some more than others, but we all like the idea of: – doing whatever we want and not being held accountable for anything – bending principles and values ​​for our own benefit; magically escaping the consequences of our own attitudes – thinking that we are knowledgeable about […]

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Love and choice

To love is a choice, a decision that does not depend on external pressure. I can’t love someone if I don’t have a choice. To love is to be able to choose any other person I want and yet decide to be with only one; it’s to be free to do whatever I want and […]

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Money is NOT synonymous with a happy marriage

  In the past, men used to think that bringing money home and putting food on the table were enough to make them great husbands. In many cases, the result of that was that their wives felt excluded, diminished and seen only as mothers and housewives. Nowadays, many women, in pursuit of financial independence and […]

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NEVER base your life on a popular saying

  “A mother’s love is the only true love.” IS THAT REALLY TRUE? Then, try saying this to children who’ve been abandoned and are now living on the streets, to daughters who have been sold into prostitution, or to children who suffer abuse with their mothers’ consent. No, I don’t mean to pick on mothers […]

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To those who don’t believe in love anymore

  Not believing in love is the same as not believing in God, for God is love. A person who doesn’t believe in love can consider himself an atheist. Just as most atheists do not believe because of disappointment, those who don’t believe in love do so because they’ve never experienced love or have had […]

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The greatest revelation in 25 years

  TITITI – What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned in your 25 years together? Cristiane – There are many… but what I said concerning using intelligence was the top one! Learning that I had to ignore how I felt and use my head instead was a revelation. I overcame insecurity, jealousy, and the need for […]

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A tip to find true love

  TITITI* – You talk about relationships… but what tips would you give those who want to find true love? Cristiane – If you want to find true love, first you yourself have to be lovely [laughing]. Many people are worried about finding someone to love, but first, they themselves have to be happy. The […]

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The ‘love at first sight’ myth

  A recent study from The University of Chicago confirms what The Love School has been teaching for quite a while: There is no such thing as love at first sight. Sorry, romantic ones, but it’s difficult to rebut Science. Specialists concluded that what may happen at first sight is mere sexual attraction, a desire stimulated by […]