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Thursday, August 25, 2005

5 To 1 Tip

John Gottman, Ph.D, noted marriage researcher, suggests successful couples exhibit five positive moments for every negative one. Use this tip to increase your success ratio.

Make a fun coupon book full of your partners favorite pleasures, and least desirable household chores (i.e. emptying the garbage). Present him or her with this coupon book and tell them they can "turn in" a coupon any time.

To send in a 5 to 1 tip or ask a question, email George.

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