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Compromising to Avoid Friction

What makes so many women and men offer explanations to an angry spouse, when they come home late from work? Wouldn’t it be more natural to expect their partners to understand their exhaustion, and welcome them home even more warmly? Why do people feel compelled to attend that Sunday family lunch if they’d rather go… Continue lendo »

The Plenitude of a Romantic Marriage

Theoretically, lastingly romantic marriages should be more common than those based on an exuberant sex life. But it’s not how it goes. It doesn’t mean that sexually satisfying relationships are that frequent, but very few couples get to experience a loving relationship that last decades, one that fills hearts with joy and eyes, with tears… Continue lendo »

Understanding the Dynamics of Guilt

Guilt is an internal brake that originates from an ability we develop between the ages of 6 and 7, of putting ourselves in someone else’s place and imagining how they feel. Once we realize they are struggling, and we believe we caused their pain, it makes us sad; we feel the same unhappiness we imagine… Continue lendo »