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Beyond Valentine Love
shimBrenda Wade – Ed McClune

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Let’s go beyond what’s possibly seen as a commercial view of Valentine love and remember Tina Turner’s award-winning song – “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” The lyrics proclaim: “Love is not a second-hand emotion”. So, what does it take to keep love alive and have a relationship not only last, but flourish? We'll delve into the challenges of love and offer ways to promote relationship richness and rewards. You’ll hear:

  • that difficult times can be transformed into deeper love
  • well-tested ideas for singles who want to find the right relationship
  • why past experiences impact how we perceive our partner
  • the reason commitment is so integral to relationship
  • what emotional infidelity is and isn’t – and why it’s important to know the difference
Featured Guests
Brenda Wade, PhD regularly appears on CNN and NBC's Today Show as a psychology expert. Featured on shows such as Oprah and Good Morning America, she hosted both the nationally syndicated Can This Marriage Be Saved? and the national PBS Pledge Special Power Choices. She is the author of four books: Power Choices, Love Lessons, What Mama Couldn't Tell Us About Love, and 99 Things You Wish You Knew Before Falling In Love, and is founder of the International Love, Money & Seva Summit.
Ed McClune, MFT works as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in couples counseling. He also works as a supervising process teacher for the esteemed Hoffman Institute, where he facilitates transformational workshops throughout the US and Europe. McClune is formerly a San Francisco broadcast host for KBLX, and he currently views his professional work, primarily, as helping couples to restore the faith in their lives and their relationships.
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Recommended Resources

Books by Dr. Brenda Wade

What Mama Couldn't Tell Us About Love

Love Lessons: A Guide to Transforming Relationships

Power Choices: Signposts on Your Journey to Wholeness, Love, Joy and Peace



Voice Dialogue, Relationship, & the Psychology of Selves

The Relational Life Institute

Books by Other Authors

The Power of Apology by Beverly Engel

Short-Term Couples Therapy: The Imago Model in Action
by Wade Luquet

Love in the Trenches by Al Crowell

I Don’t Want To Talk About It by Terrance Real

How Can I Get Through To You by Terrance Real

101 Things I Wish I Knew When I got Married
by Linda and Charlie Bloom

Pathways to Peace
Pathways to Peace

The Joan Kenley Show is a 501(c)(3) project of Pathways to Peace