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Conscious Uncoupling Starts With Unconscious Coupling

Conscious Uncoupling Starts With Unconscious Coupling. Couples Relationship Counseling in Seattle! If possible you haven’t heard, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin (a movie star &  rock star, respectively) announced their divorce this week after a respectable ten-years of marriage.   In fact numerous celebrity duos have recently announced their split as a “conscious uncoupling” — […]

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Desperately Seeking Happiness

Happiness is one of the most sought after and yet still elusive aspects of life. Happiness is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow that everyone wants, but so few people can confidently claim to have discovered. The field of psychology has produced a science of happiness through a variety of studies […]

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Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?

It’s natural for any couple to have rough patches, but when these rough patches extend into long-term problems it may be time to evaluate the relationship and determine whether or not is is salvageable. Sometimes, we must consider the possibility that not only is it personal shortcomings getting in the way of the quality of […]

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Miscommunication: When What You Say is Not What You Mean

An important aspect of marriage is the lines of communication that a couple shares with each other. Another important aspect of marriage is downtime. Downtime can mean different things for different people, whether watching football, researching a trip, or maybe just checking Facebook. Even innocent questions asked during downtime, however, can sometimes have disastrous effects […]

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How to Handle Loss as a Couple

It can be more important than ever for a couple to come together when faced with a loss. Each person needs someone to be there for them and help them to overcome a situation as trying as a loss, so it is important for someone in a relationship requiring this kind of attention to be […]

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What is All This Talk About Communication Skills?

“Communication” means different things depending on the context in which the word is used. For example, good communication in advertising or politics is words that will sell those who hear them on either a product, person, or an idea. In relationships, however, communication is not about broadcasting a message, but rather it is an interactive […]

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Creating Romantic Abundance in Your Life

Amy Leigh Mercee claims that if you have the internet access and the time to read this article then you have some level of abundance in your life when compared to other people around the world. Most of us have many things in abundance, yet still feel empty and in need of something to fill […]

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After the Honeymoon

This article has a pretty easy core idea to get across: marriage isn’t easy. Western culture today tends to romanticize marriage, and, indeed, romantic marriage is an idea that has grown more popular relatively recently, replacing in some places more traditional arranged marriages. While romantic marriages are the norm now, their romanticized nature often doesn’t […]

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5 Signs of Emotional Abuse

It is estimated that 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse at some point during her lifetime, though it is hard to find real data since most domestic abuses are not reported. Abusive behavior is not solely physical abuse, but can also be emotional abuse which is just as dangerous and damaging. Emotional and […]

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8 Beliefs that are Actually Terrible Advice on Marriage

There is a lot of marriage advice that may seem like “common sense” which is often given by people who mean well that doesn’t actually help the marriage in any significant way. Some can even be counterproductive to saving a marriage. Ongoing marriage difficulties in the face of trying to improve the relationship may have […]

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