Between me and my husband, every action or comments seems to receive negative automatic response. The very first reaction Is negative. This has turned every single minor discussion into arguments, which has led to claming and trying hard on both sides to avoid arguments. We just rub each other off on the wrong side. We been married for over 20years.
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
You taught both of us better communication between ourselves, which lead to an emotional comfort level between us that didn't exist before.
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