Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
"Martha Nibley Beck" is an American sociologist, life coach, best-selling author, and speaker who specializes in helping individuals and groups achieve personal and professional goals. She holds a bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies and master's and Ph.D. degrees in sociology, both from Harvard University. Beck is the daughter of deceased The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/LDS Church scholar and Apologetics/apologist, Hugh Nibley. She received national attention after publication in 2005 of her best-seller, Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith in which she accuses her father of sexual abuse. In addition to authoring several books, Beck is a columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Martha Beck on Wikipedia.
Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis.
The Joy Diet: 10 Daily Practices for a Happier Life.
The power to bring me out of solitude - or to push me back into it - had never belonged to another person. It was mine and only mine.
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being.
Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong. Love is the only thing that lets us see each other with the remotest accuracy….