Couples

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The Same Old Argument

Do you find yourself endlessly bickering with your partner about an issue that just won’t go away? Therapist and author Linda Carroll, MS, explains how to break out of the battle.

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Fun-Time Face-Offs

Sharing downtime with the one you love brings you closer together. But digging totally different activities can drive you apart. Here’s how to handle the stress of clashing leisure styles.

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Criticism Bites

From “helpful suggestions” to cutting comments, pointing out our partners’ shortcomings can have devastating effects — on them, and on our relationships.

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Civil Unions

Why are we so rude to our spouses, yet courteous, kind, and patient with complete strangers? Paying attention to good manners and small niceties may be the key to sustaining the vitality of your relationships.