2 Tips For Fighting Fair In Intimate Relationships [EXPERT]
Keeping your cool can go a long way.
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2 Tips For Fighting Fair In Intimate Relationships

When your significant other does or says something that upsets you — depending on the size of the affront and the depth of your reaction — you might shut down and stop listening, especially if your partner's tone conveys judgment or derision. You may withdraw for a period of time or retaliate with criticism of your own. Either behavior results in a negative circle of energy and delays understanding and healing.

The Real Reason It Didn't Work Out
There's always something new to learn, Even when your heart's in pieces.
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The Real Reason It Didn't Work Out

"Nothing good together ever breaks apart." When I finally learned to embrace those words endings, no matter how abrupt or painful, no longer stopped me in my tracks or left me feeling as though the rug had been pulled from underneath my feet.

Can't Let Go? 3 Steps to Bury the Past and Move On to Better
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Can't Let Go? 3 Steps to Bury the Past and Move On to Better

Mothers want to see their children succeed. Newlyweds believe their love is special and will last throughout eternity. Best friends make declarations that they can weather life’s storms together , forever, come rain, sleet, hail, marriage, children, and cross continental relocations.   We’ve all felt the kind of certainty about our relationships that leaves no room for doubt, but sometimes the best laid plans, wrapped in the noblest of intentions , simply don’t work out and the only move we can make… is to move on.  

Time Heals All Wounds ... Including Your Broken Heart
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Time Heals All Wounds ... Including Your Broken Heart

By Sheila Robinson-Kiss, MSW, LCSW Five years ago I was utterly devastated when a relationship went up in a ball of flames. Nothing made sense. I gave that relationship my all and none of that mattered after the rug was pulled from underneath my feet. I had landed on the concrete. My spirit was broken and my ego was cracked. I had fallen into a foggy slump, spending my days binging on the Lifetime Television Network and playing video games. Just when I thought the bar couldn’t dip any lower, the door bell rang one night.