The Joint (Ad)Ventures of Well-Educated Couples

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How to Ask for Change in Your Marriage

There is wisdom inherent in the "mud sandwich" principle when asking for change in close relationships. A healthy love relationship can tolerate plenty of change and mutual correction at the level of specific behaviors if both partners protect each other well on the level of global perception. Read More

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Shauna Springer, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, relationship and lifestyle researcher, and author of Marriage, for Equals: The Successful Joint (Ad)Ventures of Well-Educated Couples. more...

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