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Balancing Separateness and Togetherness in Marriage

SEPARATENESS AND TOGETHERNESS NEEDS   Two of the most important emotional needs of adults are the need to be an autonomous self in control of one’s own life and the need to be emotionally connected to another person.  Successful couples … Continue reading

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Fusion vs. Togetherness: Forces in Balance

INDIVIDUALITY AND TOGETHERNESS FORCES IN BALANCE   In all of nature, the maintenance of the status quo is a function of a dynamic balance between opposing forces. Gravity and centrifugal force keep the planets in formation. The heat of the … Continue reading

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For Worse or for Better

FOR WORSE OR FOR BETTER   When you got married you probably vowed to stick together “for better or for worse.”  Maybe you thought the ”worse” was the hard part.  But some people have just as hard a time sticking together when things … Continue reading

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