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Negative Sentiment Override: Why it all feels so Hopeless

Is Your Relationship “Hopeless?” It really feels that way for most of my couples, and I can tell you why: It’s called “Negative Sentiment Override” (NSO). It’s when

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Marriage in the Movies: Boyhood

Hopefully, some time soon, you will go out and see an almost 3 hour movie about nothing in particular, and everything that’s meaningful to being human. “Boyhood” took 12 years to make,

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Portrait of a Marriage – Wounds that Won’t Heal

This is first in a series entitled: Portraits of a MarriageIndividual Problems in Marriage CounselingIn relationships, sometimes the way a couple relates is the problem, and the therapist's job is to

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Novel Experiences in Marriage: Always Stressful?

Studies have shown that novel experiences can actually stimulate the production of the neuro-chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine, which show up in the brain in the early, blissful stages of a relationship.

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3 Relationship Mistakes You’re Probably Making Right Now

“Happy Families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” —Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Chapter 1, first line, Russian mystic novelist (1828-1910) It turns out that

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Defensiveness in Marriage: 6 Ways to Find Fault

We are all guilty of it. Defensiveness is often seen in even the best of relationships. Our partner raises an issue with us they would like us to address, and it shoots straight into our hearts. Instead

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