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Ten of My Favorite Assume Love Posts

I have been writing Assume Love for a little more than six years now. That is a lot of blog posts. In case you missed them, these are some of the ones I am proudest of.

Earthquakes and Extramarital Affairs - Trusting the person you married, dealing with an affair if one happens (March 2011)

Four Steps to Assume Love - One incredibly powerful technique for anyone who wants a happier marriage (February 2006)

Change or Lose Your Spouse - Dr. Phil and I disagree again (April 2011)

All You Need is Love - Getting clear on what you really need from your spouse (February 2006)

Scheduling Spontaneity - If you're both busy, date night helps, but you can have spontaneity, too (October 2006)

Big, Hairy Problems - What to do when big, hairy problems sneak up on the two of you (February 2010)

Backsliding - Dealing with the fear that improvements in your marriage are only temporary (May 2007)

How to Talk to Your Spouse About Money - No point turning a money issue into a marriage mess (December 2008)

Regaining Your Wife's Respect - Men and women see respect differently (March 2012)

The Difference Between a Disagreement and a Fight - You might even learn to enjoy disagreements (June 2011)

Which is your favorite?

Comments

Patty, I like your idea of looking for Third Alternatives. All too often we think that there are only two choices, and we feel as though a compromise will mean that neither of us gets what we want. But by framing it as a third alternative rather than a compromise, it is easier to imagine that it might be possible to satisfy both.

Thanks, Rosemary!

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