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How Balanced Relations Between Genders Solves Depression: Women’s Depression And The Meaning Of Life (KabNet)

KabNet published my new article: “How Balanced Relations between Genders Solves Depression: Women’s Depression and the Meaning of Life

Depression is a global epidemic. Currently, over 300 million people around the world suffer from depression, and women are diagnosed nearly twice as much as men.

Why is there such a striking gender gap in the numbers of depressed people in the world?

Dissatisfaction in women compared to men has a deep spiritual root. It is embedded in the feminine nature.

Is There Anything That Could Completely Fulfill a Woman?

According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, there is.

Spiritual attainment.

Spirituality is attained when the woman—the female force—uses her deep desire to propel the man—the male force —to reach a higher purpose in life. The complementarity of the opposite male and female forces enables their mutual attainment of harmony and fulfillment.

The female ability to elevate the world to a higher state stands at humanity’s foundation. Just as the old adage says, “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.” Nature is designed such that the female ability determines how to correctly adjust and direct the world, i.e., how to find the appropriate cooperation between male and female forces so that both function together supportively and harmoniously.

Women’s sense of longing is evidently far greater than men’s. A man can be more easily satisfied by earthly fulfillments, for instance, by engaging in some activity together with his friends.

A woman desires more depth. She wants warmth and love. She longs for more sympathy and support. Her way of fulfilling herself is a lot more complicated than how men fulfill themselves.

Everything begins and ends with a woman. She feels herself as the center of reality, the queen of the world. Her sense of uniqueness is a natural feeling that she rightfully embodies.

“When we attract this force, it performs what is called a “correction” upon our self-centered, egoistic desires, which naturally oppose the tendency to unite, the needed “click” for us all to merge as one and experience a higher level of reality.”

Why It Is Nearly Impossible for Women to Truly Bond

According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, it is nearly impossible for women to truly bond. Their yearning for a greater sense of wholeness can only emerge when opposite forces support one another in a delicate balance.

Therefore, male and female forces need very precise fine-tuning so that an intermediary force emerges between them: the force of love, bestowal, and connection. The study of Kabbalah deals primarily with how to attract this force in order to unite people, and discover an eternal and whole reality in such connection. When we attract this force, it performs what is called a “correction” upon our self-centered, egoistic desires, which naturally oppose the tendency to unite, the needed “click” for us all to merge as one and experience a higher level of reality.

It is written that “man and woman, the Divine presence is between them.” The correct combination and functionality of male and female forces is that:

1. the female force balances the male force by activating the male force toward connection, and

2. the male force balances the female force by providing it with strength, understanding and support for the female to rise above its nature.

This is the mutual complementarity that allows male and female forces to function harmoniously.

What Force Is the First to Activate the Other: The Male or the Female?

It is the female. The need and request for unification always emerges from the female. The desire for a connection in the depth of the desire, the soul, is at the basis of every woman’s dissatisfaction and depression.

Even though men think they make progress and breakthroughs due to their own abilities, in fact, all of the male’s activities are for the female, i.e., in order to become significant in their eyes. It is the way we are naturally built.

Thanks to the differences between genders, over which they need to connect into a single whole, perfection becomes possible. There is nothing in each of them alone that the other doesn’t complement, since in spirituality, their wholeness can only exist in mutual complementarity according to the principle, “love will cover all transgressions.”

In other words, instead of fighting our differences and focusing on the differences between men and women, we need to find our common ground of support and understanding where we can together discover a much greater fulfillment and purpose in life—the revelation of how nature functions in more unified levels—and start resembling our relationships to nature’s own form of complete unification.

The sensation of attaining perfect unity will cure depression, as we will work directly with the key that unlocks our negative sensations, opening them to a fulfillment of a completely new kind: balance with nature’s unified form.
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New Life #1156 – The Doctor-Patient Relationship

New Life #1156 – The Doctor-Patient Relationship
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

A doctor is like a representative of the upper force and must feel this way while treating the patient. The patient should trust the doctor because the success of the treatment also depends on this. Doctors had a special tendency to heal in the past but, today, profit drives everything. In the future, technology will improve medicine and robots will cure humans. Every illness is a state of imbalance. Kabbalists also deal with balance in one’s inner world and reach physical balance in the process.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1156 – The Doctor-Patient Relationship,” 8/15/19

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New Life #1155 – A Healthy Lifestyle

New Life #1155 – A Healthy Lifestyle
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, one should exist in the middle line because balance leads to health. We understand what we are living for and attain the middle line by clarifying our thoughts, desires, and intentions. It is possible to calibrate ourselves in the middle line between people, society, and nature, avoiding troubles and problems. A healthy lifestyle requires that we reach the center of the general system of nature and remain there.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1155 – A Healthy Lifestyle,” 8/15/19

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New Life #1126 – The Importance Of Food In Our Lives

New Life #1126 – The Importance of Food in Our Lives
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe

A meal can fill a person materially and spiritually. We don’t like eating alone because we enjoy giving each other spiritual fulfillment. Food can be a means for connecting and integrating with people. The difference between eating a dish made by a chef alone and eating something simple with friends is the type of filling. We get spiritual nourishment when we relate to others with love and devotion, wanting to fill them with everything good, and to be filled with light.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1126 – The Importance of Food in Our Lives,” 6/20/19

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Power Of Thought And Solving Problems

laitman_571.08Question: Is it possible to be cured of cancer or other illnesses by changing your thoughts?

Answer: I would prefer not to answer specific questions regarding illnesses and such topics. It is possible to do everything. Could we do it today? I cannot say. I think not, but soon we will.

It depends only on how our thoughts will be in the correct conjugation with each other. Then we will be able to influence the deepest negative phenomena of our nature. Everything depends only on us.

There are many interesting stories about Kabbalists and their supposed miracles. But they are not miracles. This are just small corrections, not intervention but a correction of nature’s laws on certain levels, which we can do only if we correct them properly.

I can enter any system, on any level, from myself till the world of Infinity, only on the condition that I add some positive forces of influence to this system. I think that we will reach the state when we truly will be able to heal ourselves, humanity, the Earth, the ecology, and the universe from all problems.

You cannot even imagine how negative our influence is on the universe. What is happening on Earth is a small fraction of what is happening on the scale of the universe from our evil, because on Earth we consider only the human impact. On the scale of the universe, the negative impact from our thoughts and feelings have devastating consequences. But let us hope that we can come to their correction quickly.
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From KabTV’s “News with Dr. Michael Laitman,” 2/3/19

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New Life #1098 – Illness And Healing

New Life #1098 – Illness And Healing
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

The source of all illness is the separation between us. We are linked to a powerful, eternal system with no way out. This social and emotional communication system affects the state of our bodies. In fact, the body is only a shadow of the common soul. If we heal our relationships, everything will heal and no one would get sick in the first place. We are nourished by spirit and a good, social environment. A universal cure for all sickness is readily available if we build a true, loving connection between us that will reveal the general, healing force of nature.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1098 – Illness And Healing,” 3/21/19

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New Life #103 – Pregnancy And Childbirth: After Birth

New Life #103 – Pregnancy and Childbirth: After Birth
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

The social environment that surrounds a family after the birth of a new baby affects the baby’s success in life. After being thrust into a new world, the baby needs to learn about connection through games, play, and stories. An atmosphere of connection needs to be created in the home. Even if the mother experiences postpartum depression and the father is nervous, they need to pretend that the situation is good and act in this way for the benefit of the developing child. All negative emotions come deliberately out of nature so that we learn to connect above them. Parents can practice through workshops at home such as speaking only about the importance of being parents and avoiding any negative comments.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #103 – Pregnancy And Childbirth: After The Birth ,” 11/13/12

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New Life #102 – Pregnancy And Birth: Preparation For Childbirth

New Life #102 – Pregnancy and Birth: Preparation for Childbirth
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

Childbirth is a very painful process that ends with great joy. During labor, the mother should prepare herself mentally by thinking: “I am being born now together with my child into a new world.” The world develops by becoming rounder or more connected just like an embryo in the womb. Birth is the connection of the embryo to the world in a more developed manner. The embryo receives “life’s software” in the womb and develops it in the world. In one’s efforts to exit the womb, the embryo discovers that the world is comprised of two forces: giving and receiving. Our world leads us toward birth. Mothers who understand this pass that onto their embryo and improve the life of their child.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #102 – Pregnancy and Birth: Preparation For Childbirth,” 11/13/12

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New Life #99 – Pregnancy And Birth From The Embryo’s Perspective

New Life #99 – Pregnancy and Birth from the Embryo’s Perspective
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

An embryo feels what goes on between the parents and is affected by it. It never sleeps and is constantly perceiving information and developing. It distinguishes between the father’s impact and recognizes this additional source of influence. In fact, the embryo tries to neutralize the father as if he does not exist if the father treats the mother poorly by, for example, shouting. This lowers the self-confidence of the embryo and forces him to respond with defensive violence. The relationship between the parents even affects the embryo’s future relationships and entire life. In order to feed the embryo with maximum positive energy, the parents have to correct themselves by having a positive attitude toward one another.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #99 – Pregnancy And Birth From The Embryo’s Perspective,” 11/4/12

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New Life #98 – Pregnancy And Birth From The Woman’s Perspective

New Life #98 – Pregnancy and Birth from the Woman’s Perspective
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

The only way a mother can ensure her embryo experiences peace is by providing a peaceful environment. The embryo feels the mother after 40 days. She therefore has to think about the embryo and treat him as an entity that understands and feels. Since all her thoughts are passed onto the embryo, the mother imagines the type of kindergarten she wants for him, his harmonious relationships with others, and the perfect world she wishes for him to inhabit. Instead of hoping her child becomes a millionaire, she desires that he will be born into a balanced world in which everyone has what they need both in corporeality as well as in spirituality. She will imagine a world based on mutual guarantee in which every child feels happy and secure throughout their lifetimes.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #98 – Pregnancy And Birth From The Woman’s Perspective,” 11/4/12

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