Linda Bloom, L.C.S.W., is a psychotherapist and marriage counselor who teaches communication seminars and relationship workshops. She is the co-author of the best-selling book, 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married, Simple Lessons to Make Love Last, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Linda offers educational and counseling services to individuals, couples, and organizations. She is a teacher at Esalen institute and Kriaplu. She lives and practices in Santa Cruz, California.