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4 Things To Not Do in Relationships

Relationships are hard work! While we should aim to be KIND to our partners at all times, we should also be mindful of ways to not behave. John Gottman's research shows that the following are predictors for relationships ending. John Gottman’s “Four Horseman of the Apocalypse” Criticism: negativity about your partner’s character Contempt: sarcasm, cynicism, name-calling, eye-rolling, & mockery Defensiveness: blaming & attacking your partner Stonewalling: tuning out, disengaging Read more [...]

About Imago Relationship Therapy

What is Imago therapy and how can it work for your relationship? Imago therapy is based on the idea that your partner is your image of love. Your partner provides healing and helps you to experience growth. You learn to listen and hold onto your reaction that comes up, so you can be present and attentive for your partner. Plus, you learn to take responsibility for your reactivity and feel fully alive within yourself, which improves your connection with your partner. Have you ever wondered the Read more [...]

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