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Communication

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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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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Discovering Courage Podcast: Patricia Brooks and I Talk Divorce, Disney & Big Girl Pants

A few weeks ago, I sat down with Patricia Brooks, host of the Discovering Courage Podcast. We talked about divorce, a super-amazing Disney quote, and the tried-and-true process that has helped me continue my journey into more fulfilling relationships (you can do it, too!).

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Job Promotions, Childhood Messages and Brown Bears (Oh My!)

Last week I took my oldest daughter, Hannah, out to dinner to celebrate her big promotion. It was only three months ago that Hannah started her first job right out of college. She liked it, but didn’t love it. The truth was, she didn’t feel challenged, and certainly wasn’t used to sitting at a desk…

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