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Category Archives: Healthy Relationships
Giving Space in Your Marriage
Here in the city that never sleeps (and when we do it is often in a small apartment), your marriage may feel a little cramped and in need of some breathing room. While you may love to spend time with … Continue reading
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How to Make a Happier Marriage
Every marriage has its ups and downs. You hold on during the down times in anticipation of the up times to come. But the ups often need a little encouragement, because negative emotions can easily get stuck in us and … Continue reading
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When You Don’t Agree
It’s normal and healthy for you and your spouse or partner to have different views and disagreements. After all, you’re individuals. Differences can often fill in gaps in each other’s nature. This is why we often hear the old adage … Continue reading
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Your Relationship After the Pandemic
There’s no question that the pandemic has had a significant impact on romantic relationships. For some, the 24/7 togetherness has made their relationship stronger. A greater appreciation of each other and a need to find things to do together has … Continue reading
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Emotional Abuse or Overreacting?
No one is perfect and no relationship is perfect. There will always be disagreements in a marriage or romantic relationship, and sometimes one will hurt the other. It’s really important in any relationship to assume the best of the other … Continue reading
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Finding New Friends and Connecting with People in the Big City (or Anywhere)
If you’re new to NYC, you may feel that finding new friends or connecting with people in your new hometown can be difficult. It’s not uncommon for people to feel isolated and lonely when they move to a new area, … Continue reading
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Fighting in Your Marriage – How to Fight Fair
You and your spouse are different people and you’re bound to have differences in your marriage. Resolving them doesn’t have to be painful. “Fighting fair” means resolving your differences without damaging your relationship. In fact, if done well, it can … Continue reading
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Coping When Your Partner Is an Alcoholic
Your partner’s drinking problem is undoubtedly deeply impacting you, and your children, if you have any. My first advice is that if you are in any danger, get out of there. Don’t put yourself or your children in any danger … Continue reading
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Should You Participate in Pre-marital Counseling Before You Get Married?
Marriage counseling before marriage may sound like putting the cart before the horse, as the saying goes. Such counseling is generally referred to as pre-marital counseling (for obvious reasons) and it is not a sign that your relationship is in … Continue reading
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Addiction and Marriage: How to Know When Enough Is Enough
When a spouse suffers from addiction, the whole family suffers. Addiction is a disease that looks more like a character flaw. In some cases, personality may play a part in the addiction, as well as stressors, past trauma, or a … Continue reading
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