self-expansion love

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  • Individuals use a relationship to accumulate knowledge and experiences, a process called 'self-expansion.'

    Paul Golin: Jewish Intermarriage Myth Is Busted?

  • Research shows that the more self-expansion people experience from their partner, the more committed and satisfied they are in the relationship.

    Paul Golin: Jewish Intermarriage Myth Is Busted?

  • Growth and self-expansion were always a threat to those who sought to maintain control of the people.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • Yet we can see this kind of self-expansion to include the other in many areas of our lives.

    The Ten Commandments

  • If the Sabbath represents the affirmation, emancipation, elevation, and expansion of the self, the escape from Egypt was all about the affirmation, emancipation, elevation, and self-expansion of the Israelite slaves.

    The Ten Commandments

  • Charity, in other words, is an expression of our self-expansion, not of our self-negation.

    The Ten Commandments

  • In poverty comes the reduction of ourselves, the erasure of our self-expansion for which we worked so hard, the depletion of the self.

    The Ten Commandments

  • If the ban on adultery taught us about love as the ultimate expansion, the ban on theft teaches us the opposite: the need to limit our self-expansion to allow our neighbors to thrive.

    The Ten Commandments

  • Instead of material expansion being integrated with a self-expansion on the human level, it comes at its expense, undermining true friendships, causing already wealthy people to dedicate too much time at the office and too little at home, or preventing them from developing real relationships with others or helping those in need.

    The Ten Commandments

  • Ownership is the most basic form of self-expansion.

    The Ten Commandments

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