St. Valentine's Paradox: Self-Love is The Key to Intimacy, Healing, and More
by Patricia (Trish) A. Muehsam, M.D.
What's all this talk in February of Valentine's Day, of finding "true love," a "soul mate," a "divine relationship"? This notion is misleading and can actually keep all that we seek in this department quite elusive. Looking for love, seeking another is not the answer. Rather than seeking another to love, loving ourselves is the key to the intimacy that we desire. In fact, self-love is the key to healing and to well-being in all aspects of ou...