In this interview, Dr. Pat Love covers a variety of topics regarding relationships and parenting. She begins by defining the concept of love and what it means to be loving. She discusses values in a loving relationship and offers tactile tips for couples on improving the quality of their relationships. Dr. Love also addresses the importance of equality in a relationship, sexuality, and what she has learned from her years as a couplesâ€™ therapist. Shifting her focus to parenting, Dr. Love offers her perspective on how to raise emotionally healthy children. â€œParenting is simply about providing love, structure and protection,â€ she explains, emphasizing that it is important for parents to set limits for their children but not â€œhoverâ€ over them. This film is packed with useful information for introspective individuals and mental health professionals alike.
Distinguished professor and Certified Love Educator, Pat Love, Ed.D., is known for her warmth, humor, and commitment to learning. For more than 25 years, she has contributed to relationship education and personal development through her books, articles, training programs, speaking, and media appearances. She is an expert presenter at national and international conferences, as well as a frequent guest on Oprah, The Today Show and CNN.