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Stuffing Your Emotions

Tweet “I come from a family of stuffers,” I had someone tell me recently. “We all stuff our emotions.” This statement didn’t surprise me, because I hear this a lot as a men’s counselor, but it made me think about … Continue reading

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Why Dealing with Confrontation is Hard

Tweet When I think of dealing with confrontation, I think of the old adage, “let sleeping dogs lie.” I used to ask myself: Why start up a problem when there’s not one to begin with? I used to be really … Continue reading

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In Relationships, Is Not Fighting Still Fighting?

Sure, you and your partner don’t fight. But are you both avoiding your problems in the meantime? When you stay silent, it’s not necessarily “not fighting”. Continue reading

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