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All Healthy Relationships Have This in Common

All Healthy Relationships Have This in Common
Many of us don’t really know what makes a relationship healthy. Which is understandable, because many of us simply never learned. We look to our families to teach us, and depending on your childhood experiences, you might’ve seen a very different picture. A picture that was anything but healthy (though you assumed, again understandably, that it was totally normal and common). Maybe you regularly heard screaming and slammed doors. Maybe you regularly saw conflict go unaddressed, put away in a box in a bedroom. Maybe you regularly saw sulking and silent treatment. Maybe you regularly watched mas...
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Why Do People Lie in Relationships? 10 Common Reasons Why We Fib

Why Do People Lie in Relationships? 10 Common Reasons Why We Fib
Relationships can be frustrating when the person you’re dating lies. So why do people lie in relationships? Here are 10 of the most common reasons. If everybody lies and nobody likes being lied to, then why do people lie in relationships? Whether it’s a little white lie or an earth-shattering secret, lies will happen between you and your romantic partner—and it sucks. Is lying so deeply ingrained in people that they don’t know they do it? One study shows that 60% of adults can’t go 10 minutes without telling a lie. Granted, the lies were trivial in nature, but then why tell them at all? Re...
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