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Once upon a time, I served on the conservation commission in a town where I lived. And every so often, the members of the various commissions and boards would get together to shoot the breeze at a local restaurant. Prior to one of these gatherings, I was particularly excited to meet a former member of the commission who I knew would be attending. In the commission’s entire history, he was the longest serving member…
Not all help is useful, so how can partners give effective support?
The defenses we use in love can also work against us.
Conflict isn't fun, but that doesn't mean it's useless.
How to upgrade your relationship with the one you spend time with the most.
Research reveals how compelling stories can make us better people.
How we respond to our partner can build emotional intimacy or erode
Denial Can Hurt, but It Can Also Help Us Live as We Face the Future.
How can partners feel closer than they already do?
Although blaming appears to deliver a winner, ultimately everyone loses.