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Facing Relationship Doubts Together
Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD posted:
Facing Relationship Doubts Together

Everyone in a long-term relationship at least sometimes questions their pick of partner. At those times, it can be difficult to know how to proceed. You might want to hide your feelings so that you don't hurt your partner's feelings. Then again, if your partner is your best friend, you might want to share your struggles. So, what should you do?

I usually recommend being honest with yourself and your partner, as the two of you work together to address the problem.

If you have been in this situation, what have you done to address it? How did it work out for you?

If you would like to read more in detail about this topic in my The Art of Relationships blog, click here .

Dr. Becker-Phelps's discussions and her responses in those discussions are for general educational purposes only. If you need help for an emotional or behavioral problem, please seek the assistance of a psychologist or other qualified mental health professional.

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