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Why I Don't Try and Impress... Well, Anyone Actually. 2

Why I Don’t Try and Impress… Well, Anyone Actually.

Introduction This in one in what’s probably going to be a small series of posts looking back at old relationships.  I’ve been married twice, and have had a number of long term relationships, and then there’s the various short term relationships (which I have very little interest in, and haven’t had much affect on my …

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When the Mirror is Broken - Isolation From Your Friends is Bad 4

When the Mirror is Broken – Isolation From Your Friends is Bad

Introduction Our friends are a good indicators of our relationships.  Not each friend, individually, but our friends when taken as a whole can tell you a lot about where you’re at in a relationship. If you haven’t already, be sure to head over and read part 1 of this series of posts, in particular the …

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Made an Agreement?  Keep it in Your Pants.  (Infidelity) 5

Made an Agreement? Keep it in Your Pants. (Infidelity)

Introduction Relationships are a contract, informally negotiated by two people who, for one reason or another, want to spend their time together.  Marriages have a more formalized contract – marriage vows, etc. – that both parties agree to.  But, any romantic relationship has some sort of boundaries and proper behavior that each party is supposed …

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The Symphony of Some Relationships: Yelling, Screaming, and Anger 7

The Symphony of Some Relationships: Yelling, Screaming, and Anger

Introduction I am a communication person.  I wasn’t always that way, but I’ve always been a talker.  These days, I’m good with a sit-down conversation in a relationship to see where each one is at.  To talk about things of substance, and even talk about feelings, rather than just “stuff”.  That’s communication.  Screaming, on the …

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It's All Your Fault & I Wouldn't Do This If You Didn't... 10

It’s All Your Fault & I Wouldn’t Do This If You Didn’t…

Introduction It’s weird:  the yelling, screaming, lies, manipulations, all of that stuff – it’s not something the person who did them take responsibility for.  Instead, it’s because you made them do it. If you haven’t already, be sure to head over and read part 1 of this series of posts (this is part 8), in particular …

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