• This book, by one of the great spiritual teachers of our age, is full of quiet but profound wisdom about our most precious relationships. I recommend it to all who wish to be awake with their loved ones and create relationships that heal their hearts and nourish their souls. —Dr. Sue Johnson, Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

    With unrelenting kindness, Thich Nhat Hanh points out that the path to romantic happiness is also the path of compassion. —Susan Piver, The Hard Questions, 100 Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do”

    With the gentleness we have come to trust in this living sage, Thich Nhat Hanh takes the wisdom of the Buddhist perspective and applies it to the tangle we know as intimacy. —Mark Nepo, As Far As the Heart Can See

    Thich Nhat Hanh puts us on the right track with his emphasis upon spiritual practices as providing the ties which bond us together. —Spirituality & Practice

  • Many of us don’t have a lot of models of loyalty and faithfulness around us. The U.S. divorce rate is around fifty percent, and for non-married but committed partners the rates are similar or higher.