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Okay, so this one doesn't have to be about stuff that significant. Maybe it's more like what to have for dinner that night, or who gets to choose the movie you watch. It's the little things that add up to have a big impact on partner and relationship happiness.
Surround yourself with people who can offer you support. We lived in Connecticut when I was growing up, far from our biological family, who lived in the Midwest. But we lived on a street with several families who became our "Connecticut family," and with whom we shared holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions. Expecially when you face inevitable challenges in life, it's essential that you have support, people you can call on anytime to lend a hand. If your own family can't be there, find a support group or friends or neighbors who can.
Dr. John Grohol is a mental health expert and founder of Psych Central. He has been writing about online behavior, mental health and psychology issues, and the intersection of technology and psychology since 1992.
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