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Advice From Friends: When Not to Listen
Have you ever asked your friends and family what they think of your spouse? Have they ever offered up an opinion regardless of you asking for it? Should you listen to what they say? And if so, how seriously should you take their opinions to heart?
Is there any benefit to hearing feedback about your relationship?
Relationships in general – let alone marriages— do not exist in a vacuum. They are intricate tapestries woven from not just two lives becoming intertwined, but rather two complete lifetimes full of families, friends, and all of those individual and shared histories.
Given the amount of moving parts involved, is it any wonder relationships are often complicated?
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