Be Creative With Your Relationship Problems

We are often asked if we don’t really fight, sometimes at least; if there aren’t times and places where we compromise to get peace in our relationship or yield to our partner to make them feel good. They ask “No storms?” or wonder if we’re suppressing our feelings.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we write about what peace in a relationship is like; here are some other peoples’ thoughts on this subject.
5 Top Tips to Enhance Relationships and Find Inner Peace “We all have challenges in our relationships at some time or other.
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What is Peace Within a Relationship Like?

If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace. Thich Nhat Hanh
For those of you following our writing, you know that we have a deeply peaceful relationship, and feel so graced by it that we believe we have an obligation to share what the components of this type of relating are, and how to achieve this experience.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we asked if you were too snippy in your relationship. Snippiness is not a common topic, so some of these discuss contempt.
Relationship Communication: How to Talk So That Your Partner Will Listen “The guidelines for being a good listener are not just for men.
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Too Snippy in Your Relationship? Cut it Out!

We’re still gone celebrating our wedding anniversary at a cabin in the woods, so here’s another popular blog from the past. Back next week!
BEING SNIPPY is something that all of us have been at some time or another. We find ourselves in a hurry and don’t take the time to stop and explain clearly.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we asked whether you can avoid drama in your relationship. We found many different approaches to this question, so we have more links than usual this week. Hope you enjoy them!
7 Crucial Steps to Minimize Drama in Your Life “For a long time, I lamented all the damaging relationships I’d been in, as if I was some kind of victim who always got the short end of the stick.
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Can you Avoid Drama in Your Relationship? Another Way

We’re away celebrating our wedding anniversary at a cabin in the woods, so here’s a popular blog from the past.
Drama, an all too familiar word in many relationships.
“I can’t keep on with this relationship – just too much drama!”
“We really love each other, but there is always so much drama.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about intimacy in a relationship. Here are some accompanying articles. The first is unusually insightful about the structure of relationships.
Intimacy: The Art of Relationships This is a long but really impressive article on relationships; we encourage you to read it in its entirety.
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Why Intimacy is Important in Relationships

In viewing our relationship and from interviews with successful couples, one of the areas we have found to be of universal importance is intimacy. It is a basic need of people, so they seek or are in a relationship as a means of having that experience.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we write about the myth that differences cause problems in a relationship. Here are some articles that also discuss this topic.
How the Differences in Your Relationship Can Be Gifts “It’s in our nature as humans to gravitate towards those who have interests similar to our own.
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