How a Work-Through-It Mentality Can Lead to Long-Term Happiness for Couples

October 13, 2018 by

How would you describe your partner?

Are they “the one”? Are you “soul mates”? Does it seem like you were “destined” to find each other?

While such beliefs can seem romantic and positive about your relationship, research has found that they can be surprisingly harmful.

Why? ...

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3 Questions to Ask to Avoid a Divorce

July 18, 2018 by

You’re fighting all the time. Or maybe the constant tension means that you barely interact. Perhaps you’ve just grown so far apart that it’s like you’re living different lives.

When things get truly tough between spouses, it can start to feel like divorce is inevitable – ...

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Why You Should Learn Your Partner’s Love Language

June 19, 2018 by

You know that your partner has been having a particularly tough time. Work has been crazy. The kids are driving both of you up the wall.

So, you decide to do something nice for them. You spend time at work that week researching a big gift ...

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How to Improve Communication Using a Soft Start

July 1, 2017 by

When you have a great idea to tell your partner, or you are finally ready to address a conflict and get it out of the way, you may have the urge to pick up the phone or walk into the room where your partner is sitting ...

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How to Avoid Fighting during the Holidays

December 20, 2016 by

I’m sure there are a number of things that are already stressing you out about the holidays.

Your cousins coming in from out of town. The status of the gift you ordered online. Whether or not your mother is going to let you cook Christmas dinner ...

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Delaware Relationship Therapy: Bond by Learning Something Together

May 15, 2016 by

We grow every day by shifting our perspective and learning new things. One of the most fulfilling benefits of being in a relationship is growing and changing with your partner.

There are many ways that you will go through this process automatically, but if you would ...

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