Maybe the Squeaky Wheel Shouldn’t Get the Grease

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In a healthy relationship, there will be some issues that arise. It’s the parts of the relationship that are working well that balance out the rough spots. The key is to determine which issues are deal-breakers and which ones are simply annoying but not destructive to the relationship as a whole.

So, it’s important to address the squeaks, but don’t forget to take care of the quiet wheels. Neglecting them can cause them to become noisy and create bigger problems down the road. By taking care of all the wheels, you can keep the relationship running smoothly for the long haul.

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Jonathan F. Anderson, LPC-s has worked in the helping profession since he started college in 1990. After completing his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas, Austin in 1994, he attended the highly-regarded University of Minnesota to earn his Master’s degree in 1997. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is recognized as a Board Approved Supervisor by the State of Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Jonathan has completed Level-2 of the Gottman Method of Couples Counseling, and in 1998 received training by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation in Advanced Critical Incident Stress Management & Debriefing. To learn more about Jonathan’s practice, click here: Jonathan F. Anderson, LPC-s.

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