Two Truths About Love: The Art and Wisdom of Extraordinary Relationships
Some relationships remain unchanged, others fall apart, and others seem to thrive and grow as the years go on. The Relationship Sutra is a guide to creating this third type of relationship-an extraordinary partnership wherein each partner feels fully accepted and loved. Based on empirical research, psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk Jason B. Fischer has created a unique approach, which has been proven to already of improved the lives of countless individuals and couples. The two secrets to creating extraordinary relationships are simple: partners must 1. Give permission for the other person to be who they truly are while also 2. Taking responsibility for their own reactions, and expectations they have of their partner and the relationship. This book gives readers the tools to start giving permission and taking responsibility in their own relationships and offers strategies for letting go of dissatisfaction and habitual conflicts. Readers learn how to regain balance and peace in their partnerships.
"The significance of relationships is present from the beginning of life, and continues to be a vital element in a lifetime of growth and development. This book makes a special contribution by defining the extraordinary relationship and pointing out some key elements in its development. I'm especially grateful to Jason Fischer and Sabrina Kindell for the clarity with which they lead us through the development of extraordinary relationships." --LaNelle Brigance Ford, PsyD, author of "Overcoming Depression"
Jason B. Fischer, MA, LPC, is a licensed psychotherapist who has a thriving counselling practice in Austin, TX. He is the clinical director and owner of Plumeria Counselling Centre, a facility comprised of over thirty mental health professionals, which he opened in October 2009. He additionally spent an intensive period of time as a fully ordained Theravadin Buddhist monk, before re-entering conventional society to "walk the middle path."