Erratic moods. Off-the-wall responses. Flare-ups that spiral out of control, fast. Emotional hot buttons can seem like the undoing of a relationship when they set off arguments and misunderstandings. Over time, we get to know the emotional hot buttons that trigger our husbands and wives, that irk our boyfriends and girlfriends, and that may eventually cause distance that undermines the intimacy that close relationships require, not to mention, everyday peace and quiet. And beyond a word, a look or a habit, don't we also know how certain dates, music, and aromas may trigger emotional memories? Can we anticipate this happening? Can we cut ourselves some slack? Can we do the same for those we say we love? … [Read More...]
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