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I am SUPER excited to announce that I have a new gig blogging at Psychology Today. (I’ll still be blogging here too). Uber-famous psychology PhDs like Sonja Lyubomirsky, Elaine Aron, and Kelly Mcgonigal also blog...

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Ask your partner to answer True/False to this relationships quiz. It’s their perception that’s important rather than your view of whether their answer is justified. Yes you do want to know what they really think!...

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These are just suggested questions based on research about relationship quality. Matters of the heart are complicated. 1. When we are argue, do either of us express contempt? Contempt is basically the biggest predictor of...

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1. Do you ever have a hard time accepting No when you want something? Rationale: Is s/he entitled, disrespectful or needy? 2. If you weren’t doing the job you’re doing now, what would you like...

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These relationship questions will help you better understand – why they do what they do – why they get angry – how to talk to them – how to please them 1. When you get...

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Improve your relationship in 30 Seconds a Day...

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Tim Ferriss is famous for writing two bestselling books – The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body. I keep hearing him get asked in interviews if his next book is going to be “The 4-Hour...

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Social Communication: Quick Tip

November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Using the Primacy and Recency Effects To Your Advantage What Are the Primary and Recency Effects? If people are presented with a list containing lots of items and asked to recall as many items as...

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Another surprisingly effective, fill-in-the-blanks, Relationship Communication Skills Tip for men and women. General form Request > then > State the benefit to the other person of doing what you want. Examples If you listen to...

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Easy Relationships Communication Skills Every Couple Should Have in Their Tool Kit 3 Easy Types of Validation to help your relationship communication run more smoothly. Type 1. Validate then Request. Example “I can see you’re...

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