Become A Better Communicator: The Top 7 Tips

Communication is both art and science. The artful aspect of it involves using your own personal style and personality to shape the way you express yourself. It also involves the way you can make others feel when they express themselves...

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Being A Kinder Partner: The Benefits Of Kindness

Remember when you couldn’t wait to lavish the one you loved with a million kindnesses, big and small? Once upon a time, the idea of being compassionate, thoughtful and self-sacrificing was not difficult. It wasn’t an imposition. It wasn’t an...

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The Long Road Back: Making Amends For Bad Behavior

Everyone makes mistakes. It is an old cliché but completely true for all of us. When dealing with a spouse or partner, however, the question becomes how bad of a mistake has been made and whether the person who made...

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Agreeing To Disagree, A Path To Conflict Resolution

Stalemates happen. You and your partner have talked an issue to death. You’ve made your case. They’ve made theirs. So you say the words. “Alright, let’s just agree to disagree.” Seems like a good idea. It’s clearly a happier alternative to escalating the...

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What Is Cheating? What Counts And What Doesn’t.

For the sake of clarity, let us define cheating as having an intimate emotional or physical/sexual relationship with someone outside of your love relationship. This definition is meant to clear up the idea that some may have about what it...

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How Can Creative Thinking Be Improved?

We tend to admire creative people. We think of them as artists, writers, performers or great thinkers like philosophers, mathematicians or even super successful business types. We often hold them apart from us as if they have been mysteriously touched and...

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Do You Desire More Or Less Sex Than Your Partner?

How do you feel in bed with your partner? Great and completely at ease and natural? Or rejected, confused, unwanted, undesirable, pressured, guilty, anxious or misunderstood? On opposite sides of the mattress, emotions can run high, especially when partners realize that,...

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Why Your Second Marriage Is Shaky And How To Fix It

You probably didn’t figure on trouble in your second marriage. Certainly not trouble worthy of a second divorce. After all, this time, you really believed you knew how to keep that kind of relationship meltdown from happening again. Yet, here you...

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4 Vital Skills That Make Problem-Solving Possible

"Problem-solver." In career circles, the descriptor is right up there with “team player” and “detail-oriented.” People love to tout the importance of finding solutions and how good they are at it. John is sure to put it on his resume and...

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Starting A Stepfamily? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Here’s an interesting statistic: less than 50% of all kids under the age of 18 are living in a home where their parents are in their first marriage. Moreover it is likely that more than 40-50% of all adults...

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