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    MAKING THE MOST OF DISPUTES IN LIFE AND WORK

    I wrote at the end of my last blog post: “For an agreement to be balanced (between two marriage partners), it is important for each person to be willing to be open to, and consider, the other person’s ideas. In this way, they are showing commitment to the principle that the relationship is more...
    relationships,difficult talk,accept influence,appreciation,Gottman · 1
    Nicholas Kristof writes in the December 8, 2019 edition of the New York Times about “The Four Secrets of Success” that he shares with young people who are seeking his advice. I must admit that one of his secrets stood out for me above all the rest: Kristof goes on to say, “The right partner...
    mutual understanding,live communication,Vulnerability,difficult talk
    A friend in her early 50s recently wrote me a personal account about how, at the age of seven, she was stunned when her mother told her that her ballet teacher was getting a divorce. “It was after dinner―some time during the mid-1970s. I was dancing around the living room when our telephone...
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