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Sacrifice in Relationships: Do You Go That Extra Mile?

We want our romantic partners to be willing to compromise. But when they make sacrifices, do we want to hear them wail and kvetch? Apparently we do—or at least we want to hear their authentic emotional expressions. Read More

I Agree!

It is true that sacrifice can improve the relation of marriage. However, from my experience, I would like to share that sacrifice should be done with understanding, not out of hope from positive outcome. This is because if one starts sacrificing just to get the expected results, the sacrificing habit will soon disappear if the results do not be what she or he may have expected. 'Understanding' is actually the base of a happy married life as well. This learning came from

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Rebecca Coffey is a science journalist and broadcast commentator with Vermont Public Radio. 


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