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“I Will NOT Forgive You” Are Painful Words

“I Will NOT Forgive You” Are Painful Words

Imagine you make a mistake. You treat someone poorly or you say something stupid that you regret. You truly want them to forgive you. Now imagine that this person says to you, "I will NOT forgive you!" Wow! How would that feel? How would that affect your...

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Beating Yourself Up Can Beat Up Your Marriage

Beating Yourself Up Can Beat Up Your Marriage

“You never wanted to be with me anyway,” my husband said as he walked out of our front door one night. We had had an argument. Of course, neither one of us remembers what the conflict was about in the beginning. When my husband left, we both thought our...

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Your Spouse is NOT the Real Enemy

Your Spouse is NOT the Real Enemy

When we experience contention and misunderstandings in our relationships, we may feel that our spouse is our enemy. Even though two people experience the same event, they may have totally different experiences. Your perspective and beliefs are the sum of...

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3 Reasons It’s Hard to Communicate with Your Spouse

3 Reasons It’s Hard to Communicate with Your Spouse

Communication is easy, right? If you speak the same language, it should be easy to understand. Simply say what is on your mind, share your feelings, and ask for the things you need. If your spouse doesn't understand you, perhaps the problem is poor...

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3 Tips for Constructing Happy Relationships

3 Tips for Constructing Happy Relationships

Yes, the title of this article says, "constructing" happy relationships because healthy, happy relationships take vision, planning and work just like constructing a house or building. The following tips are sure to upgrade your relationships. Read them to see which...

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3 Ways Chaos Heals Relationships

3 Ways Chaos Heals Relationships

Imagine making a cake with a couple of preschool age children, perhaps your own children or grandchildren. This is what one of my favorite cousins, Camille, did recently. She said her two grandchildren stirred the batter so furiously that only about half of it made it...

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