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What is the Secret to a Happy Relationship?

The secret sauce in a happy relationship isn't magic; it's empathy.

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The Secret to a Happy Relationship Is Empathy

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How can you tell if your relationship lacks empathy?

One sign is that you assume your partner has the same needs and boundaries as you do and that they experience life the same way as well.

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Empathy can create a bridge and generate mutual respect

A long term relationship has to be based on more than shared likes and mutual dislikes.

You and your partner may agree 99% of the time, but it's that 1% that can spell d...

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How Do You Develop Empathy?

You develop empathy within a relationship by regularly listening to each other's thoughts and feelings.

Seeing the world from your partner's point of view

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Exercise to Build Empathy in Your Relationship

On separate pieces of paper, write your answers to the following questions. Don't help each other or share your responses until the end.

  1. What makes your partner happy? How do they act wh...

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Exercise to Build Empathy in Your Relationship (cont.)
  1. What activities does your partner enjoy? Are they good at what they do? Do they need to excel, or are they content just doing it?
  2. What does your partner like about you? What do you thi...

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What You Really Need to Create Empathy

What you need to create empathy is to listen - REALLY LISTEN - to your partner when they speak.

Listening doesn't mean waiting for your turn to talk. It means :

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Empathy is the Secret to a Successful Relationship

The secret to a successful relationship, whether you're the couple that agrees 99 percent of the time or the couple with seemingly nothing in common, is EMPATHY. Now you have the s...

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