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5 things couples should discuss before getting married

As a therapist, I’ve noticed that many couples who go through divorce realize when it’s too late that they didn’t discuss things they ended up fighting over. All marriages are a legal contract, a lot like a business partnership. If … Continue reading

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How to be more empathetic

Successful couples are empathic towards each other. Empathy is the ability to understand another person’s emotions from their perspective – what people often call “putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.” It’s different than sympathy, because empathy is more about understanding … Continue reading

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3 things to do daily to strengthen your relationship

Strengthening your relationship is about meaningful communication, whether you are communicating through physical touch or telling your partner what’s going on in your life. If you find that you feel disconnected from your partner, think about how you communicate and … Continue reading

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Learn the five love languages to deepen the connection with your partner

I have some bad news – you may not be loving your partner the way they want to be loved. Depending on your partner’s love language, they may want you to show your love in a different way. I will … Continue reading

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The secret relationship killer

People who feel bitter and emotionally trapped in their relationship often share one common trait: they choose not to communicate with their partner. Self-expression can make us feel vulnerable and uncomfortable, which is why we can feel anxious about sharing … Continue reading

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