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12/16/2010 03:25 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stop Your Divorce-Breeding Habits! 10 Ways to Fight Less and Love More

Does your current relationship feature recurring hot-tempered blow-ups? Did your past relationships? If so, you may have some of the common divorce-breeding verbal habits displayed by so many of my mediation clients. As a family lawyer, divorce and couples mediator and author of the national bestseller "Fight Less, Love More" I give my clients, and now you, 10 easy ways to exchange bad verbal habits with good ones so you can keep love alive and avoid entering the divorce zone.

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Laurie Puhn Slideshow
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Laurie Puhn Slideshow

Laurie Puhn is a Harvard-educated lawyer, couples mediator, speaker and author of the new national bestseller, "Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In." Her interactive website with free tips and articles is www.fightlesslovemore.com