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Tip #1: Own Your Own Limits
A Typical Reaction

A Relationship Conflict Situation

"Do you think that you are a better person than me?
Stop being so judgmental!"

Your Relationship Challenge

…is to own your personal limit or boundary as it relates to your partner’s behavior. Most people focus their attention on how the other person needs to change instead of focusing on what their own limit/boundaries are.

An Improved Response

“Is it ok with both of us that we handle that type of situation differently or do you feel we need to handle it more the same way if we are going to continue together as a couple?”

Tip #1: Own Your Own Limits
A Typical Reaction

"Do you think that you are a better person than me?
Stop being so judgmental!"

Your Relationship Challenge

…is to own your personal limit or boundary as it relates to your partner’s behavior. Most people focus their attention on how the other person needs to change instead of focusing on what their own limit/boundaries are.

An Improved Response

“Is it ok with both of us that we handle that type of situation differently or do you feel we need to handle it more the same way if we are going to continue together as a couple?”

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