How to Deal With It When One Partner Wants to Have Deep Conversations Before Bed & the Other Really Doesn’t

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Hi Page, 

I really liked your article “I Wish I Didn’t Feel Like Having Deep Conversations Right Before Bed.” It was relevant to me because I’ve been in both positions. I’ve been the person wanting to talk about something heavy at the wrong time and also the person who just wants to get to sleep already and is annoyed.  » Read more

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Having a More Melodic Alarm Tone Can Make You Less Groggy in the Morning

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Some people are pretty quick to wake up in the morning. They open their eyes, and they’re basically instantly awake. True, maybe they don’t want to leave the bed right away for other reasons — say, because the blankets are warm and it’s cold outside, or because they have a nasty day at work ahead of them.  » Read more

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PQ 16.3 — What does fairness mean to me? How does this affect the way I make choices and interact with my partners?

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PQ 16.3 — What does fairness mean to me? How does this affect the way I make choices and interact with my partners?

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Something important I had to learn a while back: While some people may use them interchangeably, fair and equal are different things.

Parents run into this all the time when parenting multiple children.  » Read more

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