Parables About Love


How to Get Help for Your Marriage 2

Getting marriage help is both simple and complicated. These tips on how to get help for your marriage are inspired by The Marriage Parable – and by a reader’s comment. In Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship, Gary Chapman offers positive steps for dealing with spouses who are workaholics, controlling, uncommunicative, physically, verbally, or sexually abusive, unfaithful, […]

How to Get Help for Your Marriage

How to Stop Relationship Anxiety 5

If you learn how to stop relationship anxiety, you’ll find peace, joy, and hope. These tips for stopping anxiety from affecting your relationship are inspired by a reader’s comment – and by The Parable of the Hungry Wolf. One of my favorite books on letting go of insecurity and anxiety is The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You […]

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What to Do After a Breakup – Emotional Healing 4

These suggestions for emotional healing will help you know what to do after a breakup. They’re inspired by The Parable of the Tiger and the Strawberries – one of my favorite stories of acceptance, being in the moment, and victory! In You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After a Breakup, Divorce, or Death, Louise Hay and David Kessler describe […]

Emotional Healing What to Do After a Breakup

Signs of a Failing Relationship 1

Relationships fail for many reasons; if you can see the signs of a failing relationship early, you have a better chance of fixing it. Inspired by The Parable of the Poor Farmer – and by a reader’s comment about her failed relationship – these signs may bring you the insight you need. Dr. Barbara De Angelis’ latest book is Soul […]

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5 Signs of an Abusive Boyfriend 17

Some boyfriends are clearly abusive – they hit, yell, or push their girlfriends around. These signs of an abusive boyfriend will help you recognize the less obvious types of abuse. If your boyfriend doesn’t feel any guilt no matter what he does or says, he might be a sociopath. In The Sociopath Next Door, Martha Stout says one in twenty-five […]

Signs of an Abusive Boyfriend

How to Be Financially Independent in a Controlling Relationship 1

These tips on how to become financially independent when you have a controlling husband are inspired by The Parable of the Forest Pit – and by a reader who asked for financial help on my article about getting money to leave your husband. Read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. It’s the most important financial book ever written because it’s not […]

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Are You a Hopeless Romantic or Just Fooling Yourself? 4

The Parable of the Hopeless Romantic will help you see the difference between fooling yourself about your relationship versus being a hopeless romantic. If you’re fooling yourself, it’s time to let go. If you already know you’re a hopeless romantic and you want to improve your relationship, get 10,000 Ways to Say I Love You: 10th Anniversary Edition by Gregory Godek. […]

parable of the hopeless romantic