You cannot go ballistic without giving yourself permission to do so.The emotions you use, you choose. Almost always; when you give yourself permission to hurt the other person by unloading or going ballistic, you have said things you would love to take back. The emotions you...

Appreciation and affection build closeness, dissatisfaction can only build distance. This is why daily AA meetings are so important for your relationships. But how are you showing your appreciation and affection?  We often assume the way we want to be appreciated and receive affection are the same ways our partner wants to receive it.  It’s really important to ask how your partner likes to be appreciated.  And what kind of affection they like.  You may be surprised by the answer.