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Valentine’s Gift: Replace Criticisms with Requests

In addition to expressing your love and appreciation to your special Valentine, a great gift all year long is to kindly communicate your disappointments by requesting what you want from your partner rather than by being harshly critical and demanding. Rather than saying “I can’t stand it when you don’t let me know you’re going…

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Making and Achieving Resolutions for 2019

Did you make a New Year’s resolution?  If so, how are you doing?  Although about 50% of Americans make resolutions, many of these resolutions are not completed. The beginning of each year is a great time to make resolutions.  These goals can help focus attention and provide direction to help you achieve what you want. …

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Enriching your Marriage through the Holidays

Unfortunately, Holidays can be stressful for individuals as well as couples.   The added tension may lead to feelings of disappointment and frustration rather than joy and happiness. In a marriage, either of you may have unattainable expectations.   You may dread the extra tasks and/or the financial burden that comes with the season.  One of…

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The Thanksgiving holiday reminds us to express appreciation to those we care about. But feeling appreciative doesn’t have to end on November 23rd. It can become a daily practice.   William Arthur Ward wrote: “Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”   Researchers have…

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Five Warning Signs That You Need Marriage Counseling

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Have you thought that you may need marriage counseling? On their wedding day, most couples expect to “Live Happily Ever After” simply because they love each other.  However, within a short time after the Honeymoon is over, most couples notice that their love has dwindled. They are confused about what has happened. They feel disillusioned…

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Balancing Independence and Connection in Relationships

Healthy committed relationships have a balance between being appropriately autonomous at times and having significant connections at other times. In one extreme, some people may be so extremely independent and self-sufficient that they barely interact with each other.  This often happens when individuals significantly focus on their careers, their children, a hobby, and/or maintaining their…

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Venture Out of Your Comfort Zone

Many people choose to live most of their lives only in their “Comfort Zone.”  Their lives are dictated by routine and familiar activities.  Some folks rarely take any risks.  Others may not go exploring because they fear they may not like the adventure and/or that they will get lost.  Other people may avoid learning a…

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Limit Your Intake of Caffeine

Caffeine effects how you feel mentally and emotionally – both positively and negatively. Most people drink it to feel more alert (because it is a stimulant). However, caffeine might also cause you to feel jittery and anxious. If you suffer from chronic pain, the caffeine may increase your experience of pain. Although caffeine might lessen…

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Stop “Trying”

Sam asked Alice, “Would you please get your medical receipts together so I can finish the taxes?”   Alice said, “I’ll try to get to it this weekend.”   By the next week, Sam noticed Alice hadn’t gotten the receipts to him.  When he asked her about it, Alice said, “But I did try.  I just didn’t…

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From Passion to Compassion

Many people fall in love with someone who will love them rather than to give love to someone else.  “I love you” often means “I feel good that you love me.” In the Passionate Fantasy phase at the beginning of a relationship, it doesn’t seem to matter what the components of loving are, because you…

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