62 Articles by Linda Carroll, M.S.

Linda Carroll, M.S.

The Secret To Conflict Resolution That Could Save Your Relationship

"All of us can — and must — learn how to restore openness and to reconnect."

Linda Carroll, M.S.
September 22 2016

The Single Most Destructive Factor In Your Relationship + How To Face It Head On

"Conflict happens without intention; like falling in love, it is outside our control. It’s what we do next that determines the future of the...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
September 7 2016

5 Factors To Evaluate Before Choosing A Life Partner

Here are five clues that will help you find out whether or not someone has the qualities to go the distance.

Linda Carroll, M.S.
September 5 2016

4 Things To Do Before You Give Up On A Relationship

"When you're at an ebb and feeling miserable is not the time to make a decision. Although this probably goes against our instincts, there is a good...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
August 29 2016

5 Easy Ways To Destroy A Great Relationship (And What To Do Instead)

"We are all on our own inner journey. When we can balance the need to be with the need to grow our own unique self, we have much more richness and...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
August 23 2016

The Real Reason You Can't Communicate With Your Partner

To expect you to see the world the same way I do is a huge challenge. We get exasperated, because underneath our point of view lies the question “Why...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
May 1 2016

What Love Stage Is Your Relationship In? (A Quiz)

Take this quiz to find out what stage your relationship is in.

Linda Carroll, M.S.
April 26 2016

Breath Awareness Might Be The Ultimate Source Of Wisdom: 4 Ways To Tap Into It

Life doesn’t come with a “road map,” so to speak. But we get clues along the way, by external signs, mental responses, and physical cues. The Greek...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
March 21 2016

The 7 Essential Stages Of Spiritual Growth (And How To Know Where You're On The Path)

We hear so much about finding our "whole selves” and “coming from authenticity,” but so many of us don’t understand how we actually reach that point....

Linda Carroll, M.S.
January 20 2016

Why Every Couple Eventually Falls Out Of Love + How To Re-create The Feeling

We've always been fascinated by the idea that "falling in love" is not necessarily the same thing as "staying in love." In her book, Love Cycles: The...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
January 6 2016

I'm A Life Coach & I Have Panic Attacks. Here's What I Wish More People Knew

As a practicing psychotherapist and a life coach, I'd helped many people cope with panic attacks but never had one myself. That is, until about three...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
January 2 2016

7 Lies About Love That Are Keeping You From Finding The Real Thing

To fall in love is natural. For love to last is not. We’re more likely to succeed in building a lasting relationship if we’ve chosen our partner...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
December 15 2015

The 3 Biggest Problems Couples Face During The Holidays (And How To Deal With Them)

It’s not unusual for us to fall in love with people who are quite different from us. Once the initial infatuation evaporates, those differences will...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
December 5 2015

How To Have A Great Relationship — No Matter What You're Going Through

When all is going well, most of us find it easy to be generous, appreciative, and kind with our partners. But what happens once things are less than...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
November 7 2015

So Your Partner Betrayed You: Here's How NOT To Let It End Your Relationship

Betrayal can take many forms — from a garden-variety lapse in judgment to a genuine heartbreaker or marriage ender. Many of these moments could be...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
September 25 2015

How To Stay In Love When You Stop Being Infatuated

My years as a student of psychology, literature, poetry, and mythology — plus 35 years as a couples therapist — have taught me that we experience love...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
September 15 2015

Live Your Calling & Other Lessons We Can Learn From Jane Goodall

When people turn to me for individual counseling and coaching, most often it’s because they want my help to identify and embrace their life’s passion,...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
August 30 2015

4 Surprising Truths About Keeping Love Alive

All relationships go through hard seasons. Especially if you and your partner have been together a long time, you have probably felt the cyclical...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
July 24 2015

What To Do When You Want To End Your Relationship

You’ve been struggling with disillusion in your relationship for some time. The thrill is long-gone. So is the joy. The stress is high, the pain is...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
July 10 2015

Why You Always Have The Same Old Fight: A Couples Therapist Explains

Do you notice that you and your partner always end up having "the same old argument"? It's as if it doesn’t matter at all where the conversation or...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
July 7 2015