Important Relationship Lessons – You Can Learn From A Lion Tamer

Love Lessons

Statistics show about half of first marriages end in divorce—which is high. But guess what? With second marriages, the divorce rate increases – rather than decreases – to a whopping 60 percent.


Often we have relationship patterns so incredibly ingrained in us that we have tough time letting go of these learned limiting behaviors.

We very much need the miracle power of new clarity-enhancing insights for these bad love patterns to be dissolved for good. In my Never Again Program, I add lots of insight to injury – giving you a range of relationship tools  – so you can start making new wiser love choices.

One of my core philosophies for finding happily ever after love:

You gotta think like a lion tamer about the pain of past heartbreak.

Here’s a quickie true lion tamer story to explain what I mean.

Graham Thomas Chipperfield, a star lion tamer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, got bitten by Sheba, one of his 500-pound lionesses—when he was merely trying to save Sheba from being hurt by an attacking lion. It took a while before the mauled Chipperfield healed from his injuries. During this time, Chipperfield made the choice to truly try to understand what happened to him from Sheba’s point of view. When Chipperfield mulled over how he got mauled over, he recognized how lions tend to think of the trainer as another lion.

Ultimately, Chipperfield figured out that when he bounded into the cage to help Sheba—Sheba unfortunately assumed Chipperfield wanted to join in on the fight, too – so Sheba attacked by mistake.

Did Chipperfield sit around blaming Sheba for her inaccurate thinking? No.

Did Chipperfield waste his time cussing out Sheba for hurting him—when he was only there to help her? No.

Instead, Chipperfield took the time to understand what the heck Sheba was thinking – so he could better avoid being bitten ever again! Plus, most importantly, Chipperfield made sure to take the time for this analysis – before he stepped into any lion’s cage ever again.

The Lion Tamer’s Lesson/Your Lesson:

If you want to make sure you don’t get chomped on again, you must take some time out to gain insights into why you got chomped upon!

If you’ve suffered the pain of toxic love, I’d love to give you tools to let go of the hurt – and develop new ways of thinking and dating – which will lead you to true love with a good partner. Love patterns can be broken – with the help of my NEVER AGAIN PROGRAM . My results-proven tools were loved so much by the folks at OPRAH that they asked me to write a love advice column on their site! 

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Karen Salmansohn (Founder)

Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.

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