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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week, we wrote about the astonishing benefit of being alone in a relationship. Here are some articles on this topic.
7 Signs Your Partner’s Need For Alone Time Is OK Vs. A Threat To Your Relationship “‘There is nothing inherently wrong with alone time,’ Joanna Townsend, a life coach and a Washington D.C.-based psychotherapist for Blush Online Life Coaching, tells Bustle.
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The Astonishing Benefit of Being Alone in a Relationship

Woman alone looking at ocean

MAUDE: The other day, Phil went down to LAX to meet with his sister, who was traveling through LA on her way back to the UK. In talking afterward, I shared that it was really a different and very pleasurable experience to be alone in the house all day.
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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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A Successful Relationship Easily Handles Time Apart

Heriot Bay, B.C.

MAUDE: I’ve been away for 5 days at a wonderful gathering with 30 women, called Sisters in Spirit. Just got back this morning, and Tuesday being our blog planning and forming day, Phil and I shared and looked at what is happening for both of us right now.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about the need to balance talking and listening. We didn’t find any discussions about this balance, but here are some good links on active listening.
Active Listening: The Art of Empathetic Conversation “It is time to focus again and practise the skill of mindful listening.
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You Need to Balance Talking and Listening

Two people talking

There’s more to active listening than usually gets discussed.
We bumped up against this recently, while working on a Secret Project. We were talking, and both of us felt interrupted by the other. We’ve occasionally had this experience of being interrupted by the other person before completing the point we were trying to make.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about how to balance individuality and your relationship. Here are some other writes discussing how to be in a relationship without losing your sense of self.
Relationship Success: Balancing Togetherness and Individuality “A client of mine — during our initial consultation — said the following: ‘Here’s my issue.
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How to Balance Individuality and Your Relationship

We usually go to breakfast, choose a topic, write separately about it and then merge our writings, but sometimes, even though we are saying the same things, we phrase it so differently that it makes more sense to present them individually.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about how to defuse drama in your relationship. Here are some articles looking at this from several different points of view.
How I Broke My Wife and Turned Her Against Me “As I write this, I’m worried my wife is broken.
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How to Defuse Drama in Your Relationship

We were both touched by a letter we received describing a marriage where the writer is criticized over many small things by their spouse. They weren’t seeking advice, just sharing, but it reminded us of a couple we have recently spent time with, and this caused us to have several discussions about this style of relating.
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