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Repetitive Arguments with our Partner: Why can’t they just GET IT?

Did you find yourself getting frustrated about the same things with your partner over and over? You’ve stated your requests again and again – why can’t your spouse just GET IT? Does it seem you’re both stating the very same things during each conflict? You are not alone. Many partners have core fights that they …

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3 Most Common Myths about Females and Sex

When you think of how sex is portrayed on TV and in movies and porn, it’s pretty unrealistic.  Most of these (heterosexual) participants are thin, attractive, young and unmarried (to each other, at least).  Only recently married couples have been portrayed having sex.  This sets us up to believe we should have a certain body …

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Why couples counseling can make things WORSE

Have you tried couples counseling and it didn’t help?  Even worse, it harmed the relationship?  Since that experience with therapy, perhaps the conflict or distance remains the same; or perhaps the relationship has been deteriorating.  You may even be desperate for help.  You sometimes think about returning to counseling but haven’t because it didn’t work …

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Solving the Most Common Relationship Issues: My Partner Doesn’t Emotionally Support Me

Does this situation sound familiar to you? You have a terrible day at work, which includes making a mistake your boss noticed and having a disagreement with a co-worker. You come home feeling exhausted, frustrated, and concerned about your job security. You can’t wait to talk to your partner about your bad day so they …

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Making Summer a Time to Connect With Your Spouse—And Your Kids!

Summer brings longer days and brighter sunshine. In books and movies, it’s a time for love- spending days relaxing and taking romantic strolls. The reality may look a little different for parents. As a parent, I feel very torn this time of year. Part of me is singing Hallelujah at the thought of no more …

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Mindfulness in Relationships: Advanced Couples Techniques

Mindfulness has been a buzzword lately.  It means being in the present moment – noticing where you are, what’s around you and what you’re feeling.  It’s being aware of what’s right here, right now without judgment, without wishing it were different in some big or small way. I’m going to show you how mindfulness applies …

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Responding to the ‘Bad’ Emotions: Effective Ways to Manage Anger & Sadness

by Meredith Keller & Debby Deroian Some emotions have a very bad reputation! Sadness, fear, shame and jealousy are all considered negative and things we ‘shouldn’t’ feel.  We get the message we shouldn’t feel these things from society, from mass media and from our families (both when growing up and presently).  The reality is that …

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Why Is It Couples Come to Hate the Very Trait that First Drew Them To Their Partner?

Imagine a love story where opposites attract: the popular guy becomes drawn to the shy bookworm, or the rich sophisticated woman falls for the hardworking blue collared man. In the movies, the ending is always the same-the couple brings out the best in each other with their opposite qualities and they live happily ever after. …

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