February 14, 2011 ‚ÄĒ On this Valentine’s Day, sweethearts will focus on passion but what about compassion. True love that endures requires an unconditional love – a love without reason. Such an expression of acceptance is also helpful when we create caring relationships that last a lifetime with our children, our communties – and ourselves.
Guest host Maiken Scott explores all manner of love with Stephen Post, Ph.D. and Renay Bradley, Ph.D. Post directs the¬†Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center. His new book is called¬†The Hidden Gifts of Helping. Bradley is the Research Director for the¬†Relationship Research Institute and has worked extensively with the Executive Director, John Gottman, developing and implementing programs and analyzing data from studies exploring parenting, marriage, and family relationships.