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Helping each other be our best selves
Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD posted:
Dubbed the Michelangelo phenomenon in research on intimate partners, the attention you give loved ones can help shape them to be more like the person they'd like to be and can help them to feel better about themselves. This happens when you bring out the very qualities in your partner that they value most. (You can read more on how to do this in my blog on how to praise)

Has your partner or someone else done this for you? Have you seen others shine when you show that you value something about them that they also value? For this and more information please visit Dr. Becker-Phels Blog, here on The Art of Relationships.

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