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5 Q’s To Ask When Your Relationship Gets Tough & You’re Ready To Give Up

Is it time to break up — or are you just afraid? Sometimes, giving in to something that is healthier for you — even if it includes being single — feels like giving up … but it’s far from it. Giving up means you are just not willing to do what it takes to make it work. Whereas giving in is asking yourself […]

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What Do YAHOO!, Toxic Friendships & You Have In Common?

“Friendships have an expiration date. Some of those dates are after our own although most are before.” – Kelly Rudolph In October of 2014 a “friend” I’d stood behind and been supportive of turned on me. In addition to the friendship her toxic behavior and false accusations ended, she was influential in a group I […]

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One person wants to talk it out and the other clams up, delivering th silent treatment instead.

In A Fight? Read This Before You Talk It Out

Conflicts are normal, but different communication styles can make fights worse! In families, friendships, and relationships of every sort, disagreements and conflicts are bound to occur (even when those relationships are healthy). The workplace and family environments in particular can be hotbeds for strife as power dynamics in those spaces often position others to make choices […]

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