A Doomed Union Marriage Advice for Obama and Congress

Success will come when you learn to synthesize - not compromise.

A wise teacher of mine, Rabbi William Lebeau, always used to speak to us about the importance of synthesis when building new relationships. Too often during marital counseling, clergy talk with newlywed couples about compromise, when for many new couples fearful of sacrificing their individuality, compromise may be the last thing they want to think about when forming a permanent new bond with another person.