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Accept reality

Take a moment to think about whether you accept your partner as they are right now, including the parts of them that you don’t like. Exploring your feelings towards your partner – both your love for them and any uncertainty … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t believe in happily ever after

Many of us are conditioned to believe that our lives will fall perfectly into place when we get married to the person we love. This conditioning begins in childhood, and we come to develop the expectation that being married and … 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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Treat Dating like Interviewing and Ask for References!

When faced with a big decision, we weigh out the cost/benefit, pros/cons, and ultimately, use our gut instinct to make the right choices. When hiring someone for a job, we review the resume carefully, interview the candidate, and call past … Continue reading

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