Three Questions for a Happy Marriage

May 19, 2013 by  
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Hillel’s famous aphorism as a guide to marriage. as seen on aish.com Hillel used to say: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” (Ethics of the Fathers 1:14) Looking for advice on how to have a […]

The Five Love Languages

January 20, 2013 by  
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How to express your love in the way that speaks to your spouse. as published on aish.com “You don’t really love me!” How many times have you heard your spouse make that proclamation? “How could it be?” you ask, as you list all of the myriad ways in which you express your love. What many […]

Relationship Rabbi update

January 20, 2013 by  
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A lot has happened since our last post. 1) We are in the mixing stage of the new audio product for the Five Step Action Plan to Saving Your Marriage. Your input has been helpful. Click here to read our last post about it. 2) I spoke in Rochester, NY last Sunday night on the […]

The 5 Step Action Plan to Saving Your Marriage- coming attractions

December 30, 2012 by  
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That’s me in the recording studio working on the soon to be released audio product of The 5 Step Action Plan to Saving Your Marriage. More than just a book on tape, this program will provide all new material not in the book as well as expand upon some of the principles you have already […]

Save Your Marriage Intensive- Year-end Special

December 17, 2012 by  
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Are you at an impasse in your relationship? Are you on the verge of divorce and need emergency intervention to save your relationship? If you have contemplated scheduling a 2-day Save Your Marriage Intensive with Rabbi Slatkin, now is the time.  It is often hard for couples to take time off of work. Being that […]

Becoming a More Appreciative Person

November 20, 2012 by  
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One of my favorite exercises my couples learn is how to show appreciations. Below is an email from an old client who shares, a year later, how this exercise has changed her life. She gave me permission to publish her email. Names have been changed. As we have entered the month of Kislev where we […]

Retirement and your marriage

November 6, 2012 by  
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An Opportunity to Fall in Love Again You’ve dreamed for years of finally retiring and enjoying the rest of your life with your spouse. Little did you know at the time that your relationship would experience friction that you could have never imagined. Would you believe that couples who have “made it” thirty or forty-plus […]

Can you learn from rude people?

November 4, 2012 by  
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A reader commented on aish.com about my recent article on projection:   I have to disagree with the Rabbi that the traits you see in others, could be that you are projecting what you don’t like about yourself. I don’t like rude, nasty people, who are so self-absorbed that they cannot even listen to one […]

Non-Verbal Communication and the Presidential Debates

October 23, 2012 by  
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If we learned anything from the Presidential debates, we learned that body language counts. Your gestures and movements speak louder than words. Here are four cues from the Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates on how to strengthen your marriage with your body language. 1) Look at your spouse in the eye when you’re speaking with him/her: […]

Save Your Money, Save Your Marriage

August 19, 2012 by  
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from Aish.com Money and the financial stress that often accompanies it can take a big toll on a marriage. In fact, one of the leading causes of divorce is finances. While it may be a heated topic, there are practical steps you can take to help alleviate the stress money may be having on your […]

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