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Relationships = Weather
fair & warm
stormy & cold
clear & healthy
Key to Positive Relationships
Confirm & Disconfirm
-You don’t know what you’re talking about!
-I don’t understand how you came up with that idea.
-Those jokes are disgusting!
-When you tell those off-color jokes, I get really embarrassed.
There’s only one way to handle this problem…
Looks like we have a problem. Let’s work out a solution we can both live with.
Tom and Judy go out to dinner every week.
I’d like to go out to dinner more often.
That’s what happens when you don’t plan properly.
Ouch—looks like this didn’t turn out the way you expected.
You don’t know what you’re talking about.
I see it a different way.
That will never work.
I think you’ll run into problems with that approach.
This paper is poorly done
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