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The Healing Power of Couples Holding Hands, Hugs and Kisses

How Physical Affection Can Heal Can Hugs and Kisses and Holding Hands heal our nervous system? Doctoral student Samantha Wagner headed up a research team at Binghamton University in New York. The research

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You Got This!…How to Build Resilience in the Time of Coronavirus

What is Resilience? Many of us want to learn how to build resilience during these tough times. Don’t worry…you got this! But first, we need to define what we are talking about? What is resilience? Resilience

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How Children Succeed…the Hidden Power of a Happy Marriage

How Children Succeed The most extensive study ever conducted on family life is an ongoing research project in the UK. We now know exactly what parents can do to maximize the happiness and future success

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Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Relationship

Do This One Thing Today to Improve Your Relationship We want to welcome new CTI member Catherine Pfuntner to the CTI blog. This is her very first post. And she chose a significant topic; positive feedback

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7 Sweet Things to Say to Your Husband If You’ve Hit a Little Rough Patch

 7 Sweet Things To Say To Your Husband If You’ve Hit a Little Rough Patch In this blog post, I’m offering some sweet things to say to your husband if you’re in a little rough patch.

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5 Little-Known Secrets for a Happier Relationship

How to Enjoy a Happier Relationship Want to Enjoy a happier relationship? At CTI, we’re always looking for new research to help couples enjoy happier and more connected relationships. We spend hours

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The 2 Essential Core Skills in Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Why is Balancing Work, Love, and Life So Hard? There are few topics in couples therapy more carefully researched than the elusive pursuit of a work-life balance. A work-life balance is a harmonious blend

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7 Reasons You Might Think Twice Before Asking for a Sleep Divorce

What is Sleep Divorce? A “sleep divorce” is when a couple lives together, but does not sleep in the same bed. Notice I didn’t say “sleep together” because that’s an

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Happy Couples Focus on These Fights

Part of the Why Do Couples Fight SeriesWhat Kind of Arguing Do Happy Couples Tend Focus on Most? Dr. John Gottman’s 30+ years of research has consistently focused on what happy couples do differently

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5 Key Secrets to Marriage Longevity That You Probably Didn’t Know

Marriage Longevity…The Science of Living Longer Together The science is in. Marriage longevity is real. Numerous studies conclude that a healthy marriage protects your physical and mental health

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