Relationships

Reasonable Requests

Annual events are often important to extended families, and joining a new family can put stress on an outsider. When their spouse begins planning the festivities, they often feel as if they have no place in any of it. Those who act out in ways that will distract their spouse...

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Couples often find that life together hits bumps they never anticipated, and some of them understand why their partner tends to sabotage special events. They have noticed how their partner’s family handles the same situations, so they realize what they should expect in their own relationship. For those who want...

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Relationships

Refusal to Attend

There are times when a person’s ability to sidetrack their partner from successful planning and execution of their event plans does not work, so the next step is a refusal to attend the festivities. It is often done in a manner that invites an argument between them, so it can...

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Being part of a couple means sharing the joys and work of celebrations, but some couples do not really do it in a balanced manner. One person will make all the plans, and they will then call upon those who have always been helpful in the past to execute them....

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Relationships

Last Minute Changes

Couples always have their differences, but they can break up the relationship when the balance between them becomes canted too far to one side. A person who always feels they have to do most of the work could eventually become tired, and their partner might see it as a way...

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Relationships

A Group Outing

There are many times when friends develop traditions they expect to carry on for a lifetime, but these can become complex as they move into long term relationships. If their partner is not interested in a group outing every year, it can cause problems between the two of them. It...

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