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Common Sense Tips

One Thing That Helps Many Family Relationships

Setting aside one-on-one time with a child or partner can help sort through many tensions at home especially if you can: 1. Plan the “date” ahead of time. 2. Avoid any distractions while together. 3. Enjoy each other before talking through any difficult topics. If a concern is “thorny” increase the amount of time having fun. 4. Only discuss one difficulty. Be patient. A successful discussion readily leads to more another time.

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