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The Three Keys of Dating

Are you single and ready to mingle? Are you curious if anyone is “worth” exploring the potential? Here are a few steps to consider when entering the dating world regardless of the stage or your age.  Expectations: A recipe for disaster or success? Having expectations can be vital in the dating world. While it may…

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Finding Harmony in Relationship Conflict

Two Musicians on Different Notes Michael and Jonathan sat uneasily on the couch with a safe distance between them for the first Oral History Interview.  For me to see both of them on the computer screen, I asked them to move closer and they laughed nervously.   Both are gifted musicians who support their partner’s career…

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The Grief of an Affair

Read part one of this two-part article: How Do Affairs Happen? The revelation of a partner’s affair (sexual or emotional) comes as a shock to the hurt partner, even when doubts exist. The loss of trust in a relationship is no different from a physical loss. The closeness of the relationship and the hurt partner’s…