Banff Couples Conference

March 4 - 6, 2016
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BCC Newsletter Jan 18, 2017 – Relationship Resolution

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Still ringing in the new year, we hope!
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~Robert Frost


There are only 13 spots left and 6 weeks to go!
Reserve your room before February!
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise awaits your arrival.

 

Book your hotel 
room
before February 22 
for the best selection and the opportunity to upgrade your accommodation for a nominal fee. 
You may also
extend your stay 
at the reduced room rate up to 3 days before and after the conference to explore your retreat destination together. 

 

2017 Facilitators: Kate & Joel Feldman
Fun, A Key To Being Intimate
People are hardwired for love, empathy, fun, and pleasure. We literally have the capacity built into our brains to connect with each other at very deep levels. And this connection, it turns out, is vital for our immune systems, our longevity, and our sense of well-being.
Once we interviewed an older married couple to ask what their secret was. They had had such a good life. Here is what they told us.
Compromise,” he said. “I don’t always like what she wants to do, but I have found that listening, and making some part of it work, always enhances our love.
Tenderness,” she said. “Stroking his hair at night. Touching him when I walk by and he’s at the kitchen table.
Yes, tenderness.” He smiled. And then he added, “You know, we’ve had a lot of fun together.”  
 
We laugh at ourselves, we tickle each other’s funny bones. We are able to laugh at mistakes, laugh at good movies, and laugh with our grandchildren. Laughter feels real good, even when it’s about the silliest things.
Then they both began musing about county fairs, a trip to the Grand Canyon, the time a tornado blew through and they had the grandkids with them and everyone spent the night in the basement.
We brought down marshmallows, chocolate bars, graham crackers, and had cold ‘smores. We laughed about it for months. The tornado did no damage, so we can remember the story with a lot of humor.

 

They agreed that a
ll these things sounded so simple, and they got such pleasure from them.
 
He added, with a mischievous grin, “
It also made our sex life real good.
In our work we discovered that life is foreplay. The little things count far more than you would think: Compromise, tenderness, and laughter, making play out of every day events. This has become one of the core practices of our relationship.

 

 

An Enriching Couples Week
end

 

The weekend includes: 
Friday evening welcome session & informal reception,
Facilitated Saturday & Sunday sessions,
Delicious Fairmont Chateau meals,
Saturday evening dinner & dance and,
Free time to enjoy each other & the beautiful setting
More details here:

 

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March 3-5, 2017 Conference in Lake Louise
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