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How to achieve balance in a committed relationship
Catherine Aponte Psy.D.
Here is a handy guide to the things you should discuss with the love of your life—before your throw a mega-party for all your friends and family.
How to recognize and manage your insecurities
Vetting is not just a political process.
When you react emotionally, recognize your personal take on the situation.
Be cautious about metaphors like the “biological clock”—don’t take them literally.
Despite your commitment to gender equality...
You and your partner can cultivate trust in your relationship; it's not a character trait.
Is pornography adultery?
Give up labeling people as "toxic."
Marriage is not a business transaction.
Learn to describe not characterize your partner's actions
A committed marriage requires a collaborative environment for the negotiation of individual and joint wants.
Collaborative negotiation can help your marriage be fair and equal.
Catherine Aponte, Psy.D., was previously a clinical psychologist and an adjunct professor at Spalding University.