Relationships

What does it mean to be a man or woman today?  What will it mean in the future? How can we grow out of old roles that stifle us? How can we move from a culture of violence to a culture of care? How can we transcend what we have now to a world in...

You are leaving. We are so sorry. And, congratulations!

Leaving brings a mixture of pain and hope. It moves you forward into a new life.

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The birthday party—there are two ways of looking at it: from the perspective of a divorced parent or from your child’s perspective. The one way is sure to be filled with tension, bitterness, and accusations. The other way will be bursting with...

Of all our relationships, one stands apart in its ability to inspire and mystify—our relationship to the universe—but most of the time we remain as unaware of the star-speckled space enveloping us as the wallpaper in our living room.

The...

The human realm is said to be the realm of passion. Passion is what holds us together; confused passion is what entraps us, and transformed passion is what can liberate us. Although our passion is often tainted by the tendency to grasp or possess...

Divorces and breakups are known to cause the same kind of pain and stress as the death of a loved one, moving, or losing a job. Today a growing movement of people are choosing conscious uncoupling to bring more mindfulness and peace to ending...

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.” — Douglas Everett

When I was in the eighth...

Omega: You have engaged in long-term research to help shed light on why some marriages succeed and others don't. Aren’t relationships between individuals wholly unique and subject to environmental, chemical, and dynamic...

Omega: With the subject of marriage equality in making national and international headlines, do you feel that we are at a dawning of a new era where the institution of marriage has an opportunity to find more relevance and...

Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference ...

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