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How To Understand Personality Differences... For Happier Relationships

Posted September 15, 2011 | 09:19:00 (EST)

You are so disorganized.

No, I'm not. I'm flexible. You're just being inflexible.

Which is it? Disorganized or flexible?

I've heard it both ways.

Here's the thing. We're always looking at the world through the lens of our personality style. And since people have this self-affirming bias, there is...

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The 'Royal Marriage': Why Opposites Are a Key to Growth

Posted June 22, 2011 | 09:32:00 (EST)

Caught some of the news coverage on the royal wedding -- Prince William and Kate Middleton -- and I'm sure I'm not the only one! A sense of anticipation, a lot of pageantry, an enormous range of feelings, including expectation and excitement. And now William and Kate begin to settle...

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The Mystery of Sensitive Men and Spock-Logic Women

Posted May 3, 2011 | 14:17:00 (EST)

"Males and females are different."

No duh!

A few years back, it was popular to write self-help books about the different ways females and males operate -- how they relate, communicate and love differently. Many of us read those books in hopes of improving relationships based on an awareness of...

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