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Barbara De Angelis Quotes

American Expert on Relationships, Author

You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

Category: Adversity

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.

Category: Anger

You can't ask for what you want unless you know what it is. A lot of people don't know what they want or they want much less than they deserve. First you have figure out what you want. Second, you have to decide that you deserve it. Third, you have to believe you can get it. And, fourth, you have to have the guts to ask for it.

Category: Ask

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

Category: Commitment

We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.

Category: Courage

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

Category: Difficulties

The greatest gift you and your partner can give your children is the example of an intimate, healthy, and loving relationship.

Category: Example

Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.

Category: Focus

No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.

Category: Giving

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.

Category: Happiness

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.

Category: Kindness

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

Category: Love

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

Category: Love

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible -- it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.

Category: Love

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make -- not just on your wedding day, but over and over again -- and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

Category: Marriage