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Introduction to Support, Intimacy, and Positvity Skills

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The Basics...

In this video Dr. Abigail Hirsch discusses the importance of skills that build support, positivity, and intimacy. These skills are at the heart of your relationship and are what make your partner a best friend, lover, and romantic partner all in one. Like any other skills, these take practice and dedication to master. Several basic skills can make a huge difference, such as:

  • The Ten to One rule: do/say ten positive things for every one negative slip
  • Spending time together, especially doing new, interesting and fun activities
  • Communicating about your sex life and working together to improve it if needed