A Surprising Way You Might Be Harming Your Relationship

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Most people know it’s considered poor behavior to treat others as “bad” or “beneath us,” with either words or nonverbal communication, irrespective of other’s beliefs or behaviors. Most people know from experience that these reactions are especially problematic in close relationships. Of course, we all have automatic judging reactions to…

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4 Steps to Get Your Partner to a Couples’ Workshop

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Many people say they would love to attend a Hold Me Tight (HMT) workshop, but can’t convince their spouse or partner to join them. It’s common for one partner to LONG to come, and the other partner to DREAD such an event. Here are 4 Steps to get a reluctant partner…

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Dealing with a Critical Spouse

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Dealing with a critical spouse can be extremely challenging. Marriage expert John Gottman, one of the leading researchers on marital relationships, finds criticality to be one of the main predictors of marital instability and divorce. When we first feel criticized by our significant other, we often feel painfully hurt and…

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Metamorphisis

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The newly released documentary, Dalai Lama’s Awakening, narrated by Harrison Ford, showed at the Emerson Theater last month as part of the Montana State University President’s series. The documentary follows some of the Western world’s most brilliant individuals as they travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama in…

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