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Posts Tagged ‘marital communication’

How to Confront the Silent Treatment: Turning an Uncomfortable Few Days Into an Uncomfortable Hour

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How often, when fighting with your spouse, do you find yourself shutting down? Going off to sulk for awhile? Avoiding all contact with them and giving in to that silly routine so commonly referred to as “giving them the silent treatment”?… Read the rest →

The Three Year Twitch: How to keep your marriage from ending before it’s even begun (pt. 2)

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by Jen DuBos, MA LPC

We’ve talked about some causes of The Three year Twitch so you can spot the warning signs – now let’s talk about some strategies you and your spouse can do to limit insecurities and keep The Three Year Twitch to a minimum.… Read the rest →

The Three Year Twitch: How to keep your marriage from ending before it’s even begun (pt. 1)

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by Jen DuBos,  MA LPC

Most married folk over the age of 30 are familiar with the phrase “The Seven Year Itch”, which is the notion that seven years into marriage, spouses often get a little, well itchy. Life together gets a bit dull, a little too predictable, and your spouse is no longer the radiant and mysterious creature he or she once was.… Read the rest →

Wanting A Good Thing Too Much

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by Eunia Lee, LCPC

The other night, I mistakenly started a difficult topic of conversation with my husband just before bedtime (common wisdom would say to avoid this).  Except I did not realize that it was a difficult topic until I saw my husband’s reaction. … Read the rest →