Category: Relationships

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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

We wrote this week about how to have challenging conversations with your partner and shared some of our own challenges. Here are some other interesting comments on this topic.
We Have to Talk: A Step-By-Step Checklist for Difficult Conversations “Think of a conversation you’ve been putting off.
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How to Have Challenging Conversations With Your Partner

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MAUDE: Last week we wrote about how important it is to check in regularly with each other. On one of our recent check-ins, I shared with Phil that I was becoming deeply distressed about an area of importance to me that I felt we were not attending to.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week, we wrote about our anniversary trip where, as is our custom, we reviewed our year and talked about what we wanted for ourselves and for the relationship moving forward. This is not just an annual event; we connect on a daily basis (our Sacred Space.)
Checking in with each other is important to incorporate into a relationship on an ongoing basis.
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Why Checking In Is So Important For Your Relationship

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We would like to share with you what’s happening in our relationship and how that can be applied by you so as to have a more conflict-free, peaceful relationship.
We’re back from our anniversary trip, and as is our custom, we reviewed our year and talked about what we wanted for ourselves and for the relationship moving forward.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week, we wrote about treasuring the bond at the core of your relationship. These articles discuss how to find that bond and foster it.
Ten Elements of Effective Relationships “The other day, a friend pointed out that I very often write from the perspective of what people are doing wrong, as opposed to what they are doing right.
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Treasure the Bond at the Core of Your Relationship

Phil and Maude

At the beginning of the month, Maude visited her old haunts in Europe while Phil stayed home. We both wrote about the experience of the separation and how it highlighted the sense of union that we have. This makes it a perfect topic for today because we’re in Carson City celebrating our wedding anniversary.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In our blog this week, we said that positive words are powerful for your relationship. Here are some other writers talking about the effects that words have.
Why Our Words Matter “Words matter. They have the capacity to motivate, inspire and heal.
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Positive Words Are Powerful for Your Relationship

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Words matter; what we say and how we say it counts. In a recent blog, Phil mentioned the concept of the inner critic from The Artist’s Way, and how we can work with positive affirmations to help reframe what we relate to as reality.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In our blog this week, our guest blogger wrote about why you need to communicate your love language. Here are some good articles about clear couples communication, and an amusing video, too.
5 Ways Men & Women Communicate Differently “Men and women are different in many ways.
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Why You Need to Communicate Your Love Language

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We are now open for guest posting! We want to encourage all of you to send us your theme appropriate posts on relationships and conflict-free peaceful relating. Click here for our submissions guidelines. To start out this new series, we would like to offer this very personal and inspiring guest post.
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