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Learn Buddhist ideas which can aid increase your romantic lifestyles, your existence commonly, and the lives of these round you.

Surely a cheerful marriage for a ordinarily adjusted couple is a straightforward topic of give-and-take—some persistence, tolerance, and simply attempting to be pleased as usually as attainable. there isn't any scarcity of books delivering courting suggestion that could support us with those concerns. yet Buddhist teachings handle greater than simply floor wisdom, and consultant us to delve deeper into our psyches.

With an emphasis on self-compassion, Buddhism for Couples explains how one can observe Buddhist teachings on your relationships to patch issues up, carry issues jointly, and, even on reliable days, scale the heights of dating happiness. Written for either women and men, this ebook tackles the loaded matters of home tasks, anger, intercourse, clash, and infidelity, and introduces Buddhist ideas that could enhance a relationship.

Humorous and informative, Buddhism for Couples offers a clean method of residing as a pair, persuading us to depart at the back of stale, routine methods of bearing on that don’t paintings.

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