After 20 years in the Army, former First Sgt. Eddie Miller was in and out of addiction, homeless on the streets of Miami. Another day, another year, those weren’t expectations Miller could take for granted when he arrived with nearly 50 other homeless veterans for the Operation Sacred Trust orientation in 2012.
It’s not love we can honestly promise when we unite our lives. How can we promise a feeling that naturally waxes and wanes through the transitions and passages of our lives?
Couples and families who create a habit of appreciating each other tend to be happier, healthier and enjoy more fulfilling relationships.
What could it mean to sacrifice love for Lent? PAIRS CEO Seth Eisenberg considers what it might mean for couples, marriages and families made up of people who by our very nature are lifelong “works in progress” if modern love was built on a foundation of commitment rather than commitment depending on feelings of love.
Can married at first sight lead to lasting love and happiness? I’ve seen that it can, although there’s much more to it than what our eyes and heart experience.
It wasn’t always easy winning my fights with Joan Rivers.
Ferguson’s protesters are united in wanting to be heard; not counseled, consoled or seeing Michael Brown’s death continue as a daily backdrop for lawyers, politicians, pundits and others who began looting the community’s sorrow even faster than those who pillaged groceries, liquor and electronics.
Robin William's greatest contribution may be helping people who are the least trained — the closest of family and friends — learn to help loved ones who are anxious, depressed or struggling with the impact of trauma.
A morning reminder of dad’s upcoming birthday that arrived nearly three years after his death helps me realize my gratitude for a dad I barely knew.
The most important thing you can do for your relationships is looking for what’s right in the people closest to you and developing the habit of generously, sincerely, and specifically appreciating them. Here are 300 inspiring examples to help you get started.
The most important thing you can do for relationships isn’t difficult and is possible for anyone, says an industry leader in marriage and relationship education. Get inspired with 300 examples of loving, affirming words to strengthen the relationships you want to last.
The person who will save your marriage is closer than you may have realized. The most significant study ever conducted on marriage and relationship education, at an estimated cost of $100 million, reveals who can save our marriages and who can’t.
A landmark national study of 9,363 low-income, married men and women in eight American cities found many of those who participated in 30 hours of skills training classes were more likely to have boosts in relationship happiness and marital stability sustained 30 months later.
Before he knew it, Norman Cooper III, a decorated Army Veteran, had lost it all. His career, money, marriage, and the family to which he’d long been devoted were gone in what must have seemed like a blurry nightmare as he became one of 100,000 homeless Veterans in America. Two years later, he’s reclaimed his life and dreams that have not been forgotten.
Social media has enabled PAIRS Foundation to advance their mission to help create a safer, saner, more loving world in ways the longtime industry leader in marriage and relationship education couldn’t have imagined 30 years ago.
Nelson Mandela taught us ten lessons worth learning and embracing.
More than 100,000 people are now connected to PAIRS Foundation on Facebook.
Money can’t buy you love, but a Harvard study finds love can buy you money.
Emotions game helps early preschoolers learn lifelong lessons in emotional literacy.
Trauma victims, including witnesses and first responders, can find comfort confiding once survival threats have passed. PAIRS Emptying the Emotional Jug exercise, along with a financial contribution to a recognized charitable relief organization providing life-saving resources to people in the Philippines, will help.