To make a relationship work, it’s vital to try to understand how your partner wants you to behave when they are sad and down. Surprisingly, all of us want to be comforted in quite different ways. Watch this School of Life video to see some of the possibilities and then read our related writing prompts that follow.
How do you like to be comforted? Does your sweetheart need a different manner of comfort? Tell us how you discovered your differences and, more important, how you discovered a solution to your different needs for consoling one another? Did you two receiving counseling in order to resolve the difference, or did you work on it alone together? What advice would you give to another couple experiencing something similar?
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