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Rabbi Manis Friedman: The Joy of Intimacy

Chabad rabbi, author, and public speaker Manis Friedman explains why “I love you” is the worst thing you can say to your spouse.

Rabbi Friedman’s advice for an emotionally and sexually satisfying marriage is counter-intuitive, even shocking:  “I love you” is the worst thing you can say. Love and sex are the two things that destroy marriages. Marrying for love is as bad as marrying for money.

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