AN END TO ARGUING: 101 Valuable Lessons for All Relationships

An End to Arguing 101 Valuable Lessons for All Relationships was rated #1 on Amazon’s New Releases on Interpersonal Relations.

An End to Arguing 101 Valuable Lessons for All Relationships was awarded with the Literary Titan Award for 2023.

. . . an amazingly comprehensive presentation of relational challenges in which the commitment to non-hostility is the prelude to fruitful negotiations. Perhaps the universal first instruction to couples in distress could be: ‘Stop! Calm down! Get a grip! Now talk.'” -Sylvia Boorstein, PhD, co-founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, author of Happiness is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life





Successful relationships and strong bonds with those we love are the cornerstone of a thriving life. While most of us understand this, embodying the qualities, learning the skills  and engaging in techniques and practices that promote strong and respectful relationships and connections with life partners, co-workers, friends, and others is a formidable challenge for most of us, and often leads to conflict and disagreement.

Yet the ability to create fulfilling relationships is a skill that can, given adequate knowledge, support, and practice, be developed and fully integrated into our lives. Even those of us who have had painful or difficult experiences in past family or romantic relationships – whether it be constant argument, miscommunication, or differences in perspective – can, under the right conditions learn to master the art of any relationship and strengthen any bond.

At Bloomwork, we are dedicated to assisting individuals, couples and organizations to enhance their relationship-building skills by offering advice and techniques that facilitate this process. We customize our offerings to the specific needs of our clients. The skills that we offer support in developing include:

  • The art of “conscious combat” -managing relationship differences effectively.
  • Getting “unstuck” from entrenched interactional patterns.
  • Creating networks of ongoing support.
  • Developing “enlightened self-interest”.
  • Fulfilling the need to simultaneously provide care and support to my partner and myself as well.
  • Becoming a life-long learner.
  • Managing moods effectively.
  • Living in gratitude.
  • Moving from breakdowns to breakthroughs.
  • Transforming a good relationship to a great one.

Married since 1972, Linda and Charlie Bloom have been working with groups, individuals, couples and organizations to enhance the quality of their relationships and communication skills since 1975. They both have Master’s degrees in Clinical Social Work and have lectured, led seminars and provided consultation at universities and learning institutes throughout the United States as well as internationally. They have written and published four books, Happily Ever After…and 39 Other Myths about Love: Breaking Through to the Relationship of Your Dreams, 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married: Simple Lessons to Make Love Last, Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Stories from Real Couples about Lasting Love, and That Which Doesn’t Kill Us: How One Couple Became Stronger in the Broken Places. 

“After our couples’ counseling with Linda and Charlie, we are more in love than ever, like newlyweds!” — Gailene G.

“I learned more about relationships and myself in my five days in Linda and Charlie’s workshop than I learned in the previous fifty-six years of my life!” — Tom D.

“The work that Linda and Charlie Bloom offer is truly of the gold standard. Their authenticity and integrity as individuals is unparalleled.”

— James Bramson, Psy. D., Mindful Alliance Center, Director

“With Secrets of Great Marriages the Blooms have captured the essence of true partnership and what it involves.” — Marianne Williamson, spiritual teacher, author, and lecturer.

“Linda and Charlie’s work is exceptional and valuable because everything they teach, they exemplify in their own lives.” — Gordon Wheeler, Ph.D. President of Esalen Institute.

“The Blooms are professional, experienced, heart-opening, and a delight to work with.” — Catherine S.

“Take their work as golden. Linda and Charlie have walked the talk!” — Pat Love Ed.D. author of The Truth about Love.

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