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Are These 5 Forms of Manipulation in Your Relationship? -

Are These 5 Forms of Manipulation in Your Relationship? - | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it

"Allowing manipulation into your relationship  sabotages intimacy and can wreak havoc..."

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Donald Miller, New York Times best-selling author, describes five positions of manipulation that ruin relationships by killing intimacy.

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The Trouble with Trying to Win at Everything

The Trouble with Trying to Win at Everything | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it

"As it turns out, for many things we care about in life and work, winning isn’t always the goal."

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Is your need to win leading to relationship failures?

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5 Ways We Reject Love (and How to Stop)

5 Ways We Reject Love (and How to Stop) | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
Most of us don't realize all the big and small ways we push love away, but these behaviors are sure signs we're doing just that.
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Great article highlighting how we turn away from those who love us! 

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Ineffective communication, Part two: What not to do and what not to say -

Ineffective communication, Part two: What not to do and what not to say - | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
In part one of this two-part blog, we learned about two of the common mistakes people make when communicating: using “you” language plus directives and making universal statements. We discussed substitutions that can be used for more effective communication. Sometimes the message the sender intends is not the message the receiver gathers. Often this is …
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Communication: Do the Words You Choose Determine the Response You Get?

Communication: Do the Words You Choose Determine the Response You Get? | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
Learn about how we often unintentionally use ineffective communication skills and some tools for more effective communication.
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New research on how men and women perceive negative emotions

New research on how men and women perceive negative emotions | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
Most people are aware that men are from Mars and Women from Venus, metaphorically speaking, thanks to Dr. John Gray. When we put the genders together we sometimes end up with miscommunication, hurt...

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, August 6, 2013 12:20 AM

Women feel more satisfaction in a relationship when men express negative feeling...according to new research. 

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The Four Things That Kill a Relationship Stone Dead - PsyBlog

The Four Things That Kill a Relationship Stone Dead - PsyBlog | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
A recipe for divorce: criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling.
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Professor John Gottman lists some common relationship practices that can spell real trouble for couples.

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How You Argue Could Make You Sick - Mindful

How You Argue Could Make You Sick - Mindful | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
According to a recent study, different behaviors during romantic conflict are linked to heart problems and back pain.
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UC Berkeley psychologist Robert Levenson  gives insight into negative emotional expression within relationships and specific health problems. How do you argue? 

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How to Stop Playing the ‘Blame Game’ « Relationships

How to Stop Playing the ‘Blame Game’ « Relationships | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
Everyone makes mistakes – that’s a given. So, partners in long-term relationships will at some point upset each other. They [...]
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The blame game! It is so tempting and it's so easy to play! Learn a new way to play with this article!

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Ineffective communication, Part two: What not to do and what not to say -

Ineffective communication, Part two: What not to do and what not to say - | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
In part one of this two-part blog, we learned about two of the common mistakes people make when communicating: using “you” language plus directives and making universal statements. We discussed substitutions that can be used for more effective communication. Sometimes the message the sender intends is not the message the receiver gathers. Often this is …
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3 Phrases To Use When Arguing with Your Spouse - Stupendous Marriage

3 Phrases To Use When Arguing with Your Spouse - Stupendous Marriage | Resilient Relationships | Scoop.it
3 Phrases to use when arguing with your spouse! Learn these and use them to help out communication with your husband or wife.
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