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Common Conflicts and Red Flags for Couples

Couple conflict is normal. It doesn’t feel good, and it can get messy, but it is a normal part of every long-term loving relationship. Every relationship has its own unique dynamic. The background of each person, including family of origin experiences and many other factors, shape the character of the couple as a unit. Even… Read More Common Conflicts and Red Flags for Couples

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Dealing with Conflicts in Relationships

Wouldn’t it be something if relationships never left the early, dreamy stages of infatuation and wonder? Think of all the simplicity that would allow. There would be no drama, negativity or conflict. No miscommunications or missteps. Of course, there would also be no depth, sense of camaraderie or solid understanding of one another’s needs, strengths… Read More Dealing with Conflicts in Relationships

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Rebuilding Intimacy in Long Term Relationships

Before reading this article you may want to read the (short) article i wrote about The Meaning of Intimacy in Relationships. As relationships age, the original sparks of intimacy sometimes fizzle. New relationships are fed by a seemingly unlimited supply of hormones and the novelty of unexplored territory. There is so much new information to… Read More Rebuilding Intimacy in Long Term Relationships

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The Meaning of Intimacy in Relationships

Intimacy means different things to different people. You may have an intimate relationship that is sexual, or a non-sexual intimate relationship. You may have a sexual relationship that is not intimate, or a non-intimate, non-sexual relationship. Platonic relationships can be emotionally intimate without sexual involvement. To make a long story short, there are endless combinations… Read More The Meaning of Intimacy in Relationships