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50 Ways to Create Great Relationships: How to Stop Taking by Steve Chandler

By Steve Chandler

In relationships, there are forms of humans: reactors and creators. if you would like more suitable own connections—the keys to a contented, profitable life—you have to cease responding to different people's shortcomings and begin forming the relationships you will have for yourself.

In 50 how you can Create nice Relationships, bestselling writer and dating guru Steve Chandler deals extra of the nice and cozy, witty, useful propose he's recognized for—proven counsel, concepts, and insights which may assist you construct and keep dependable, significant relationships. You'll easy methods to shift your power from taking to giving, find out how to use innovation and mind's eye, how one can be an inventive listener rather than a passive listener, and masses more.

Expanded from the audio-only 35 how you can Create nice Relationships, 50 Ways will open the door to new possibilities for loyalty, friendship, and help on your own existence and the office.

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I was really attracted to her, but I thought there was no way; I’m not that cool. ’’ Over time, the two developed a close bond that has endured. The friends still talk on the phone as often as possible and see each other once a month; both said they wished they could talk to and see each other more. Ruth says that when she first met Scott, he was living in the gay hotel and she therefore took it for granted that he was gay. Similarly, Scott always assumed that Ruth was straight because she had been married to Tony.

Ben has been so happy since he came out. And I just thought that was the greatest thing ever. Ben’s coming out as gay to Ming intensified their bond and allowed them to speak to each other more freely and express their mutual love and a√ection. Now Ben and Ming live in neighboring communities in the Bay Area. Both juggle ambitious careers in business with long-term partnerships while also prioritizing their friendship. Ben was the ‘‘man of honor’’ at Ming’s wedding, and she knows that when she becomes a mother, Ben will be the child’s honorary uncle.

Nardi and Sherrod (1994) compared gay men’s same-sex friendships with lesbians’ same-sex friendships and found many similarities in terms of satisfaction with the relationships and the high value placed on them. In their same-sex you’ve got to have friends 19 friendships, gay men and lesbians were more likely than straight men and women to express gender-atypical behavior in terms of emotional and instrumental behavior (Nardi and Sherrod 1994). Thus, to some extent, some gender norms may be relaxed in same-sex gay men’s and lesbians’ friendships.

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