5 Steps To A Happier Relationship

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5 Steps To A Happier Relationship [EXPERT]
Simple tips to help you and your partner feel happier and more connected with one another!

5. Make focusing on your part a top priority. Why? Because the only person you have the power to change and be accountable for is you. The more you obsess on your partner's actions, the less you are able to react to a situation in a smart, mature way. When couples get locked into the "he did this" and "she did that" dance, they might as well go jump into a pool of mud and start flinging dirt at each other. In other words, the "blame" dance will only make the conflict snowball.

In conclusion, I urge you all to start implementing these 5 steps right away. You have nothing to lose and only a happier relationship to gain.

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Carin Goldstein MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Carin Goldstein, MFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles as well as the witty writer of Be the Smart Wife where she writes about the trials and tribulations of how to naviagate through your marriage. Sign up for Be the Smart Wife bi-weekly posts and connect with Carin on facebook and twitter. If you live in the Los Angeles area and are interested in learning more about Carin's psychotherapy services, visit her website at caringoldstein.com.

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Credentials: LMFT, MFT
Specialties: Couples/Marital Issues, Empowering Women, Marriage
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