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Kitchen Sinking and Kitchen Thinking

Kitchen Sinking…The Problem of Old Resentments Gottman’s research tells us that effective complaining is a learned skill. There is one verbal habit that comes naturally that we need to correct

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Conflict Avoidant Couples, Marital Complaints and Disco Balls

Can Marital Complaints Lead to Intimacy? Marital complaints are a frequent topic in couples therapy. How to make them, what they mean, etc., etc. In a recent post, I described how learning to repair during

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Four Fibs about Fighting for New Couples

Fighting For New Couples Fighting for new couples can be very anxiety provoking. There are many myths about marital conflict. Here are 4 common ones. It’s a Really Bad Sign If You Fight During

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