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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?

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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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Why Divorce has Skyrocketed in 2020

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The year 2020 has been a tough period due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many have experienced financial instability, there have been riots and a very intense election year. Working from home to observe social distancing has become the new norm, and Zoom the medium for personal and professional meetings.  In some cases, couples are reporting feeling: “We are in this …