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Couples with THIS Communication Rule Are Guaranteed Long-time Happiness Together

Most of us weren’t afforded a prime example of healthy communication growing up. Instead, we’ve probably perpetuated negative habits we learned as children. And while shifting this behavior from destructive to constructive is challenging, it’s also very possible—and so worth it. Here’s how!

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Enough is Enough: How To Finally Free Yourself From Perfectionism

Similar to the physical pain of a cavity, self-criticism is a harsh symptom of an underlying issue: perfectionism. Popping a couple pills isn’t going to cure your cavity, and ignoring it will only make it worse. Same goes for your enoughness, or lack thereof. Keep reading to learn more…

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True Life: I Think I Might Be A Control Freak

Knowing exactly what you want and having a vision for your future isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But the moment you charter into micromanaging territory, you’re digging yourself into a dangerous hole—one that often compromises relationships. Here are 6 signs you might be a control freak.

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Stop Saying Yes To Sh*t You Hate

Sometimes we say yes to other people because we don’t want to hurt their feelings. But by doing this, we’re creating inauthentic relationships. It’s much better to be yourself and speak your truth. But how can you speak your truth when you’re not exactly sure who you are in the first place?

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Stressed out at the Office? Try These 3 Emotional Exercises

Emotions are hard, especially when it comes to work. It feels impossible to decipher what’s “professional” versus “inappropriate.” So, instead of chancing it, we’ve learned to suppress it. That doesn’t seem right (newsflash, it’s not). Read on for my 3 emotional exercises to try right now.

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How to Create the Drama-Free, Non-Toxic, Super-Satisfying Relationship You’ve Always Craved

Imagine what it would be like to have more intimacy and more connection with your spouse. Imagine coming home at the end of the day, actually excited to catch up with your partner. What would it look like to go to bed feeling both happy and fulfilled?

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Want Your Partner to Help out More? Do This.

In a perfect world, everyone would know exactly what their significant other needs at any given moment. But we don’t live in a perfect world—and it’s very likely your partner can’t read your mind. So, we have to deal. Here’s how…

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The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems and How to Solve Them

According to Dr. John Gottman, there are four incredibly common marital conflicts couples experience regularly: technology, money, work stress and household chores. But here’s the good news: they’re all completely figure-out-able. Today, we’re going to dive deep into each of these common issues and discover ways to overcome them.

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The Toxic Cycle Every Couple Falls For (Here’s How to Stop It in Its Tracks)

If you’re currently in a committed relationship, you might think the biggest bone of contention between the two of you is unique. And although the nitty-gritty details may look different from another couple, the truth is, most relationship coaches don’t actually need the specifics to understand what’s really going on in your relationship.

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Help! I’m Extremely Jealous and Insecure in My Relationship—How Can I Stop?

We all want to be loved. So, when we think we’ve found the one, it’s normal to let fear creep in to prepare us for the worst-case scenario. And while fear itself isn’t necessarily a bad thing, problems can certainly arise if you let insecurity take the wheel more often than not. Here’s how to find out if your insecurity is jeopardizing your relationship, and how to stop it for good.

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