One of North America's leading relationship therapists shares her secrets for living a life full of joy and passion.
Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., is a popular television personality, sought-after motivational speaker, and the author of bestselling books such as Real Moments, How To Make Love All the Time, and Are You the One for Me? Through her work, Barbara has reached millions of people with her positive messages about the search for meaning in our lives. Here, her answers to questions about life, love and divorce:
- Stop Putting Off Your Happiness
- Don't Be a Love Junkie
- Why Some Relationships Fail
- Trying to Save a Marriage
- Divorce and Your Kids
- Learning from Your Mistakes
Stop Putting Off Your Happiness
Q: Could you tell us a little about your seminars?
A: My goal is to give people an experience that's motivating and inspiring enough for them to take the next step in their spiritual transformation. So whether they're single and they're coming to try to understand more about themselves, or whether they're in a relationship they know could be better
Q: Many separated or divorced people seem to be deferring their happiness until they achieve certain goals, like "I'll be happy when my divorce is finalized," or "when I get custody of the kids," or the big one: "when I finally meet that one person in the world who's totally right for me." Do you think there's a problem with postponing happiness?
A: They're wrong, that's the big problem! The "I'll be happy when..." syndrome