Valentine’s day is right around the corner, and it is the time of year where people focus on love and relationships, but relationships are important all year round not just in the month of February.

Movies make falling in love and maintaining a relationship look easy, but let’s be honest, relationships are hard. Being in a committed relationship that includes trust and love takes time and effort. We could all some tips and tools to help make our relationships stronger throughout the year.

Dr. Beth Plachetka from Safe Harbor Counseling and Dr. Beth Speaks helps us take a deeper look into the challenges we face in our relationships. Her 3-part series covers the expectations and assumptions we have, our communication styles, and our self-awareness.

Uncovering our hidden behaviors and attitudes allows us to intentionally strengthen our relationship and are true signs of love and commitment.

Listen to the first part of the relationship series, Expectations & Assumptions.

Safe Harbor Counseling is here to help and offers counseling and support for professional educators and supervision for therapists as well individuals, couples and families.

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