Do You Fight Fair?

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Do You Fight Fair? 7 Ways to Recognize and Respect Your Partner’s Actions and Boundaries Being in a romantic relationship has many wonderful moments, and can be very fulfilling. It is not always easy though, and sometimes requires a great deal of work. It can be difficult to learn to read your partner’s signals, spoken and unspoken. Learning to recognize … Read More

When the Marriage Gets Tough – Stay Put!

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Pick up the newspaper or go online and read the headlines and you will see that there are always celebrity couples that are fighting, separating or getting a divorce.  The problem with this is that they make it look so glamorous.  There is nothing glamorous about getting a divorce. There is nothing sensational about someone hurling hurtful words and downing … Read More

Let Go of Perfection!

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Perfect is always better than good, right? Some of us have a little voice inside that likes to keep telling us so. And it isn’t always right. So the next time that stickler in your head starts nagging needlessly, stop — and remind it that letting go of perfection just might help you: 1. Learn and grow Even world-class musicians … Read More

(Step) Father’s Day is Coming

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Throughout the media, stepfathers have been portrayed as abusive and non-caring. Stepfathers often complain people assume this stereotype and automatically view the relationship as a disaster waiting to happen.   To avoid the stereotype, here are some suggestions: 1. Keep your expectations in check. Unrealistic expectations will only feed your frustration. Instead, keep your focus on patience and open communication. 2. … Read More

Talk to Your Teenager

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As a young person, those nights leading up to turning thirteen and becoming a teenager can be exhausting. For years, he was a kid, your child. Your new teen now wants to know if he is supposed to automatically look or feel different, and your teen will wonder if he will enter the cool set of teens in the neighborhood—the … Read More