Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships (Hardcover)
Love. It's right up there with air, food, and water as the most necessary of ingredients for existence. And yet it is one of the hardest things to find, and perhaps an even harder thing to hold on to.
The truth is you re not perfect, and neither is your partner. But you can be perfectly imperfect together. In Wabi Sabi Love, international bestselling author and relationship expert Arielle Ford applies the wisdom of Wabi Sabi the ancient Japanese idea of illuminating the beauty in imperfection to love relationships. Wabi Sabi Love is the practice of exploring, embracing, and cherishing the quirks, irritations, and limitations that make you and your partner unique and that form your shared history as a couple.
Wabi Sabi Love provides the tools to see yourself, your partner, and your partnership in an entirely new light, develop a deep and profound appreciation for each other, and experience more balance, harmony, and joy in your relationship than ever before. Wabi Sabi Love teaches you to: turn conflict into connection and differences into mutual passionsmove from annoyed to enjoyed establish new beliefs and habits that better serve your relationshipcultivate humor, humility, and generosity to diffuse those moments when you would normally retreat or slip into tired judgments, criticisms, or resentments
Using real-life stories of couples who applied Wabi Sabi and found their relationships transformed, Wabi Sabi Love can revolutionize your relationship whether you re navigating financial challenges, raising children, caring for aging parents, coping with a seemingly insurmountable betrayal, or just facing mundane frustrations and everyday stressors. By shifting the focus from what's wrong to what's right, Wabi Sabi Love reveals a pathway to true love and your happily ever after.
“Wabi Sabi Love is uplifting and full of the truth about what it takes to keep love alive.”
-Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of New York Times bestseller Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
“Arielle Ford’s Wabi Sabi Love weds ancient wisdom and modern concerns to create the formula for a sustainable, loving relationship for years to come.”
“My sister, Arielle, is a master of everlasting love. With this foolproof guide to sustaining relationships beyond ‘I do,’ she shares her hard-won wisdom of keeping love alive and thriving! Wabi Sabi Love is a must read for every couple in search of a happily ever after.”
-Debbie Ford, New York Times Bestselling author of The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse
“Wabi Sabi Love really works. My husband and I follow Arielle’s wisdom and enjoy a deeply meaningful, totally fulfilling and loving marriage.”
-Peggy McColl , Author of New York Times bestseller Your Destiny Switch
“Wabi Sabi Love shows you how to have a completely fulfilling love relationship. Arielle is a master teacher in guiding others to create deep and lasting love. Listen to her, follow her sage advice, and you’ll experience relationship bliss.”
-Marci Shimoff, Author of New York Times bestseller Love For No Reason
This book is a treasure trove of inspiration that offers an abundance of great ideas and information. I highly recommend it.
“This book is a revelation. With the Wabi Sabi mind-shift, your relationship will change forever, and you’ll discover that the love, acceptance, and passion you’d always hoped for was there all along. This truly is a portrait of how to develop love that lasts a lifetime.”
-Jack Canfield, Co-author of The Success Principles
“It’s a worthwhile read for anyone in a relationship.”
“The stories Ford uses to illustrate the Wabi Sabi principles, both from her own relationship and those of other couples, will make you laugh and nod your head and decide to give the ideas a try.”
“Arielle Ford’s Wabi Sabi Love is a compassionate and inspired guide to creating more loving relationships. It’s a book I plan to read again and again, and keep close by for a long time!”
-Gloria Loring, singer, actress and author, Coincidence Is God's way of Remaining Anonymous