Getting along in a relationship takes work. Some of the things we say, make things worse.
Here are a few phrases that will probably bring more tension. I was inspired by Gina Barreca’s recent blog to put a relationship twist on common phrases we use, but maybe we shouldn’t.
I would try to avoid these or respond in ways that lowers the tension.
Written by Dr. Linda Mintle. Read her Beliefnet blog, " Doing Life Together ," where she discusses love, marriage, faith, and family.
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