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­Gottman: Date 5

This week we are on to date number five: family and children(?).  This chapter hones in on the importance of talking about family desires within your relationship.  “What’s most important is that you talk about what family means and what you both want your family to look like and be like.” 

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The Joy of Conflict and Stress in a Relationship

Conflict is necessary. It happens, and it is a growth opportunity in relationships. I caught myself recently having a conversation with my husband that made me chuckle because it was exactly what I hear and talk about daily in the counseling office with my couple clients.

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Making Meaningful Connections

Recently I was browsing LinkedIn and I stumbled upon an article that discussed how “successful people make small talk.” I decided to dive in to see if there were any helpful takeaways. All I could think of while reading was how important meaningful connections are.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

love all things summer. Long, hot days with seemingly endless sunshine. Swimming. Vacations. Staycations. Outdoor sports. Beach days. Watermelon, strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple. The list goes on. The only two things I don’t love about summer are mosquitos and the end of my favorite season. As the sun starts setting earlier and the temperature drops, so does my mood. This dreary, rainy Tuesday, I’m really feeling it.

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