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7 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR A NOT-SO-TYPICAL HOLIDAY SEASON TOGETHER

7 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR A NOT-SO-TYPICAL HOLIDAY SEASON TOGETHER

The holidays are almost here. For many people, the holiday season is an exciting time full of possibilities and celebrations. But for many, holidays are a reminder of difficult times. Still others look forward to their normal traditions, only to be derailed by unexpected circumstances life throws their way. If you find yourself facing down a holiday season that looks nothing like your normal, festive routine, there are some things you and your spouse can do to make it happy and enjoyable for everyone. Let’s dive in.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS & RESILIENCE IN MARRIAGE

THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS & RESILIENCE IN MARRIAGE

It’s common for married couples to have high expectations of one another. But, it’s also common for those expectations to be unmet. Unmet expectations can result in anger, sadness, and resentment, all of which put a strain on your marriage. In order to overcome unmet expectations and conflicts that emerge over the course of your relationship, you and your spouse must be both resilient and willing to extend forgiveness. Forgiveness is an essential part of all healthy relationships, and resilience helps us bounce back from hard times. In order to come back from conflict stronger than before, forgiveness is an absolute requirement. The two characteristics go hand-in-hand, and must be diligently practiced to maintain a healthy marriage.

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3 WAYS TO CULTIVATE GRATITUDE DURING AN UNUSUAL HOLIDAY SEASON

3 WAYS TO CULTIVATE GRATITUDE DURING AN UNUSUAL HOLIDAY SEASON

Are you facing an unusual or difficult holiday season this year? If so, it’s important to cultivate gratitude to help you navigate the circumstances and keep your heads above water. Gratitude is an important habit even on the best days, but it becomes even more critical when you’re facing hard times. Today we’re going to show you three ways to cultivate gratitude, no matter what is happening around you this season. Let’s dive right in.

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