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What is the most Toxic Communication Pattern?

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Toxic communication patterns have the capacity to cause tremendous damage to our relationships — whether they be with our families, partners, friends, or co-workers — to the point where they can even end the relationship altogether. Collectively studied and labeled as “The Four Horsemen”, by Dr. John Gottman, these negative communication patterns consist of criticism, defensiveness, contempt and stonewalling, and …

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Apologizing in a Relationship: Why is it important and how do I do it?

In Communication, Couples, Dating Tips, Forgive, Forgive, Marriage, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Resolutions, Separation, Stress by srobirosaLeave a Comment

Apologizing isn’t just saying “I’m sorry” it’s also feeling, emotion, and action. Here are some expert tips to keep in your back pocket for the next time you’re apologizing to your partner.  Apologizing can be a difficult thing for many people to do; often times it takes setting your pride to the side to admit you were at fault. With …

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15 Warning Signs your Marriage is Failing

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A marriage usually comes with its challenge, and almost every couple will confess that they have had a share of their problems at one point in their union. The most common arguments among couples are money, neglect by one of the partners, parenting, relationship with in-laws, and sometimes infidelity. When the satisfaction of the relationship is declining, it is common …

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Political Debates & Marriages: How to do it right

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And here we are again! Political campaigns are invading our news feeds, as well as ads on television.  2020 has come with a swing, and I dare to say that this election is a very heated one that is impacting everyone individually, but couples as well. In the past few elections, divorces around political differences have spiked, and this election …

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How to Manage Social Media in Relationships

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Social media platforms generally play a vital role in relationships in terms of communication and providing couples with an opportunity to share their life and love with loved ones who might be far away.  Knowing your partner’s well-being is crucial in improving the connection in the relationship and keeping your partner at peace. However, social media platforms have also proved …

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Biracial Couples, How to deal with the current crisis

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Relationships, where two people belong to different races and cultures, still face racism by many. As a result, they are many times discriminated against by family, friends, and society. Even though the numbers of interracial marriages are gradually rising, there are still negative attitudes regarding them. It is easy to feel comfortable talking about fun and light things, as well, …

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Tips for Pregnant or New Moms During COVID-19

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Being pregnant and having a newborn are both very significant times for a woman’s life. COVID-19 has thrown many wrenches to these experiences that have impacted moms and soon-to-be moms in many ways. In this article, we interviewed several professionals in the community that works with moms in different ways to get advice on how to manage the most common …

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Overcoming the New Normal with Your Partner

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Conflict in couples may rise due to social isolation and quarantine requirements because we are spending 24/7 with our partners. It is a big change for the relationship to get used to. In my previous Vlog,  I talked about the different perspective you and your partner might have and the importance of knowing the difference between you and your partner …

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Tips on How to Become a Power Couple through COVID19

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For many, social distance means not being able to see each other as much anymore, but for couples, it means seeing each other more than usual. And if you throw homeschooling into the mix, that just makes everything even more disrupting and challenging.  With the Coronavirus crisis affecting us globally, I’ve been trying to think of a way I can …