Tag: Honesty

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

Phil and Maude talking

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

In this week’s blog, we asked why total honesty is important in your relationship, so here are some writings about that, both personal and general.
10 Benefits of Being Honest “What does honesty have to do with health and wellness? If you’re striving to be the best you can be, honesty has to be at the foundation.
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Why is Total Honesty Important in Your Relationship?

Two women talking

MAUDE: If you truly desire to have a peaceful loving relationship, we advocate total honesty.
You ask how this can be accomplished? There is that age old joke where the woman asks “Am I fat?” and the husband responds “Am I stupid?”
This is not, as you will see, what we are referring to!
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In this week’s blog, we wrote about how truth transforms arguments in your relationship. Here are some articles that cover this from various viewpoints.
How Secrets and Lies Destroy Relationships “…in an intimate relationship, emotional honesty includes allowing our partner to know who we are.
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Truth Will Transform the Arguments in Your Relationship

Cat sulking

Maude offered to watch the grand-kids for a week, taking her away from the house except for school hours. The day before she was leaving, we were edgy with each other.
Don’t ask what it was about. I think it was my fault, feeling our usual life was being disrupted, eager to get space for writing, annoyed at having to make a series of decisions – who knows?
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In this week’s blog, we write about truth and white lies in your relationship. Here are some links to some interesting studies and thoughts on this topic.
Little White Lies: How Dishonesty Affects Intimate Relationships “Whatever the type of lie or reason behind it, when we lie so frequently, we build up a tolerance for lying itself.
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Truth and White Lies In Your Relationship

Two Camels Talking

PHIL: In my relationship, there is one thing I cling to like a branch that saves me from drowning. Maude always tells me the truth. It gives me a sense of security. I know where I am because I know where she is.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog, we wrote about honesty in your relationship, and we’ve found some great articles on this topic.
Love and honesty: what we hide and why we lie “I want to talk about honesty and dishonesty and how it comes into play in relationships….
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What is True Honesty in Your Relationship?

Phil loves reading advice columns and sharing whether or not he thinks they have offered insights. In a recent column, a woman described a situation where her husband had asked her a question casually in the course of another discussion. She avoided the issue.
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