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articles by: Wendy Strgar

Have You Let Go of Your Teen Self Consciousness?

“Self consciousness is the indispensible means to enlightenment; at the same time it is the greatest obstacle in the way.”  -Aldous Huxley   I live among teenagers, which brings me into i…

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3 Life Questions You Should Ask Yourself

“We do not learn by experience, but by our capacity for experience.”  -The Buddha Here is one of the great truths of life many of us miss in the constant search for something new: Experience alon…

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Opening Our Eyes to the Unloved

"We must love one another or die." -W. H. Auden   A near tragedy was averted by love this week in a Georgia elementary school when the school's bookkeeper was able to connect with love to …

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Sexual Dysfunction’s Underlying Cause

“Just because we don’t understand doesn’t mean that the explanation doesn’t exist.”  -Madeleine L’engle   My favorite thing to do is teach and last weekend I was lucky to have the chance to…

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5 Ways to ‘Wake Up’ in Life

“When one realises one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.” ― P.D. Ouspensky   Asleep at the wheel is an expression that can too easily become an accurate descriptio…

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How to Calm Emotional Outbursts

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” -Aldous Huxley I am not proud of the moments when something snaps in me and I become someone I ha…

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Is Romance Dead? Hookup Culture Thinks So

"Romantic goals change from finding boyfriends to finding hook up buddies…a guy we don't actually really like, but we think he is really attractive and hot and good in bed."  -Student at U of Penn …

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Sexual Fantasies–Temptation or Freedom?

“Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.”  -Andy Warhol It all started with a leak u…

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5 Ways to Keep the Spark in Your Relationship

"Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions."  -Deepak Chopra My 15-year-old daughter told me that a friend was planning to try to get his firs…

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The Booming Business of Infidelity

“Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.” -Sophocles Yesterday, I interviewed Neil Biderman, the founder and CEO of Ashley Madison, the online affair portal that boasts 19 million profiles in…

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about Wendy Strgar

Wendy Strgar, founder and CEO of Good Clean Love, is a loveologist who writes and lectures on Making Love Sustainable, a green philosophy of relationships which teaches the importance of valuing the renewable resources of love, intimacy and family.  In her new book, Love that Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy,  she tackles the challenging issues of sustaining relationships and healthy intimacy with an authentic and disarming style and simple yet innovative adviceIt has been called "the essential guide for relationships."  The book is available on ebook.  Wendy has been married for 27 years to her husband, a psychiatrist, and lives with their four children ages 13- 22 in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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