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Marriage Tips from an Expert – Sally Livingston

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Fighting Fair – Tip 4 Less You, More I

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Fighting Fair Tip 3 – Avoid Absolutes

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Fighting Fair Tip 2 – Focus on the Issue, not the Person

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Complacency Kills Marriages

It is natural for us to fall into routines, it’s a natural way for our brains to organize complex actions into repeatable patterns. But when we allow routines to govern our lives, complacency sets in. If you don’t have to … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

When you find yourselves facing a challenge that involves both you and your spouse, remember that your two minds together can come up with a solution better than what either one of you could do on your own. Continue reading

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Don’t Live Life in Your Rear View Mirror

I have traveled to India several times. One thing that always amazes me is the traffic and the way people drive there. A given four-lane road may contain seven actual lanes, consisting of cars, trucks, scooters, pedestrians and cows. Despite … Continue reading

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Arguing? Break it Down!

All couples have conflict. Unless you married a clone of yourself, you will find times where you disagree on an issue. And sometimes, it seems there is no way to get to a resolution where you will both be satisfied. … Continue reading

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Going Through a Lull?

I had an interesting conversation with an old colleague yesterday that I hadn’t seen in years. We talked business for a while, then I shared with him about my new focus on marriage and coaching couples to have better relationships. … Continue reading

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Keeping conflict in perspective…

Fortunately, I’ve not been ignoring my marriage like I have been this blog.  In terms of my marriage, things have been good.  But it seems like we’re surrounded by those whose relationships are in dire trouble. It’s tough being around … Continue reading

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