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How To Deal With TOXIC Relationships!

How To Deal With TOXIC Relationships!

I know what you’re thinking, this post was made for you! We all have that one person, (or two or three) in our lives who we consider to be TOXIC! But what should you do about them? Usually a toxic person isn’t just someone on the street who we can ignore easily. They are often,… Continue Reading

FOUR COMMUNICATION STYLES THAT LEAD TO DIVORCE ACCORDING TO JOHN GOTTMAN

FOUR COMMUNICATION STYLES THAT LEAD TO DIVORCE ACCORDING TO JOHN GOTTMAN

Dr. John Gottman, the founder of The Gottman Institute in Seattle, has proven that there are four communication styles which are extremely destructive to relationships. These patterns of interaction are Criticism, Defensiveness, Stonewalling, and Contempt. If these styles persist in partnerships, it could mean divorce or separation. Knowing what they are and being able to… Continue Reading

WHAT IS KEEPING SCORE AND HOW IT CAN HURT YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

WHAT IS KEEPING SCORE AND HOW IT CAN HURT YOUR RELATIONSHIP?

Have you ever lived with a partner? It’s a lot easier to spot troublesome thoughts and behavior when you have to face the same person every day. Not only does time spent with that person usually increase, but now you have combined chores and duties which are accompanied by individual expectations about how these should… Continue Reading