Then when you go home to Yours Truly, you’ll both be recharged and ready to come together even stronger.”— Amy Baglan, CEO of Meet Mindful, a dating site for people into healthy living, well-being, and mindfulness“Researchers have found that four conflict messages are able to predict whether couples remain together or get divorced: contempt, criticism, stonewalling (or withdrawal), and defensiveness. It’s about sensation, emotional intimacy, stress relief, improved health (improved immune and cardiovascular system), and increased emotional bonding with your partner, thanks to the wonderful release of hormones due to physical touch.
has taught us anything, it’s that relationships are messy.
When that exchange is mutually satisfying, then good feelings continue to flow.
When it is not, then things turn sour, and the relationship ends.
The only thing that can break up a relationship are the partners themselves.”— Kelly Campbell, Ph.
D., associate professor of psychology at California State University, San Bernardino“Research has shown that the way a problem is brought up determines both how the rest of that conversation will go and how the rest of the relationship will go.