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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about why relationships need attention to be successful. These articles say the same thing in various ways: anecdotally, analytically and with humor.
Attention Is the Most Basic Form of Love “One of the most common relationship concerns we have found in our Marriage Checkup study is that partners stop paying attention to each other in the struggle to accomplish the myriad demands of the day.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about why peace is so important in your relationship. The following articles discuss having an intention toward peace.
Pursue Peace, Even If It Means Losing Relationships “After much practice and numerous failed attempts to voice those needs, I’ve also become bolder in my requests, which makes me feel simultaneously uncomfortable and empowered.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about why knowing yourself is important for your relationship. Here are some articles on different aspects of this topic.
The Influence of Self-Disclosure on Relationships “Building a successful relationship involves a mutual give-and-take between partners.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about why intimacy is important in all your relationships. These articles explore various aspects of this important subject.
Intimacy: The Art of Relationships “Our culture provides for meeting all other needs, especially the need for autonomy, but not for intimacy.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about the importance of being present in life and in your relationship. Here are some great articles about this crucial aspect of living successfully.
The Mindful Couple “As a couples relationship therapist, the question I have always pondered is, can you be mindful or fully present in your relationship?
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about making time for peace in your relationship. Here are some really interesting articles that cover the topics in this blog.
What Is Your Sense Of Peace? “When you’re at peace – when you are engaged with life while also feeling relatively relaxed, calm, and safe – you are protected from stress, your immune system grows stronger, and you become more resilient.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about core values and how they affect your relationship. Here are some helpful articles that also discuss this topic.
The key for a successful relationship: Aligned values “Aligned values are one the most important things in any relationship.
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Phil and Maude’s Friday Feature: Karen Haddigan

Book cover: Dating after Fifty

Today we’re pleased to feature Karen Haddigan, author of  Secrets of Dating After Fifty: The Insider’s Guide to Finding Love Again.
Karen writes and does presentations on online dating for those just returning to the dating scene. She offers up-to-date information on its changes, and works with people in the area of reinventing themselves after crisis like loss or divorce of a partner.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about how a successful relationship easily handles time apart. We wrote a very personal story, but here are some articles on the topic time together, time apart.
Be Apart to Stay Together “No one expected the typically close-mouthed Barbra Steisand to share something so personal on Katie last month, the new TV talk show.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we blogged about total acceptance. Here are a few articles that discuss different aspects of this topic.
Is ‘Radical Acceptance’ the Key to a Lasting Relationship?  “I had been perpetuating the turmoil in our relationship by continuing to focus on Sanjay’s flaws.
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