Linda Bloom, LCSW, and Charlie Bloom, MSW, are
bestselling authors and the founders and codirectors of Bloomwork.
They have lectured and taught seminars on relationships throughout
the United States and the world. They have been married since
"Every couple will become wiser by reading this book."
-- Harville Hendrix, PhD, coauthor of Making Marriage Simple
"Love experts Linda and Charlie Bloom shine a bright light, busting the most common myths about relationships. Using real-life examples, they skillfully provide effective strategies and tools to create and grow a deeply loving and fulfilling long-term connection."
-- Arielle Ford, author of Turn Your Mate into Your Soulmate
"A rubber-meets-the-road guide to preparing for the rigors (and rewards) of love. High five to the Blooms for telling it like it is."
-- Gregg Levoy, author of Vital Signs and Callings
"Wise, honest, personal, and deeply engaging...this much-needed book is recommended for singles and couples alike."
-- Linda Carroll, author of Love Cycles
"I've been helping many people who think differently relate to each other for four decades. Oh, how I wish I could have slipped this book under each one's pillow! This is a brilliant, rational guide to sorting through relational confusion."
-- Dawna Markova, coauthor of Collaborative Intelligence and author of Spot of Grace
"Another brilliant contribution by this remarkable couple to everyone struggling to create a relationship that works...This is a book about freedom -- about transformation -- and it's a must-read for anyone seeking to create a truly fulfilling partnership!"
-- Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money
Praise for the Blooms' Secrets of Great Marriages "The Blooms have captured the essence of true partnership and what it involves.... This book provides compelling evidence that no matter who we are, we can develop the skills to create truly extraordinary relationships."
-- Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love
"You'll do more than enjoy reading these hope-filled vignettes of couples who were able to discern and overcome the unconscious myth that blocked their loving connection. You'll likely also discern the myth that blocks happiness in your own relationship."
-- Sylvia Boorstein, PhD, author of Happiness Is an Inside Job
"In Happily Ever After . . ., Linda and Charlie Bloom
deconstruct the most common myths about love and commitment in a
thoughtful and compassionate way. The Blooms deeply understand the
obstacles that hold people back from lasting love and provide
readers with sensible workarounds to each of these obstacles. This
book will challenge some of your most deeply held beliefs about
love and marriage, ultimately freeing you to make better choices in
-- Kira Asatryan, author of Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships "Bravo to the Blooms for providing this important clue for removing the invisible roadblocks that prevent relationships from flourishing."
-- Seymour Boorstein, MD, author of Who's Talking Now: Saving Your Relationship "We applaud Linda and Charlie Bloom for their conciseness, skill, and dedication to myth busting. If you want an authentic relationship, read this book!"
-- Joyce Vissell, RN, MS, and Barry Vissell, MD, authors of The Shared Heart