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Listen to Your Partner’s Anger

Listening to your partner is a key factor in a successful relationship   Many of us try to suppress our anger. Some of us, particularly if you’re a woman, were taught that being angry is not acceptable. It’s not something nice girls do. So you tamp down your real...

Fixing Someone Else Is a Lonely Job

It’s a nice thing to please others, right? You want to be helpful. You want others in your orbit to feel good. And, of course, when you help others, you feel good yourself. It’s all good. Except in excess.   When you have a lopsided relationship with someone...

Sibling Abuse: More Prevalent Than You Think

If you’ve been abused by a sibling, you were involved in the most common but least reported abuse. Sibling abuse happens more often than spouse or child abuse combined, and the effects can continue to manifest themselves into adulthood. Maybe your older brother...