Julie Gladnick, MA, LMFT
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The Long-Distance Relationship: How to Make it Work

Living miles apart and trying to maintain a healthy relationship can be a huge challenge for many. Although long-distant relationships can be incredibly passionate and rewarding, there are some challenges faced when it comes to building and maintaing a strong, successful connection. 

Read more here http://www.meetmindful.com/long-distance-relationship-make-work/.

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How to Prepare Yourself for the Perfect Relationship

I work with a lot of men and women in their mid to late 20s and 30s that are often struggling with feeling 'stuck'. They have had a string of unsuccessful relationships, and are just feeling like their lives aren't going the way they want them to. One of the biggest things they tend to be looking for is that 'perfect' relationship.

These clients are certainly in the right place. Way too often, we enter into relationships that may seem to appease us for a short while when, in reality, they aren't the best thing for us. We have to first work on finding ourselves and gaining the autonomy to be ...

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The Importance of "I'm Sorry"

I can't count how many times I've talked to couples after some kind of disagreement where no one has said "I'm sorry". So often, it seems easier to walk away from an uncomfortable situation than to face it. While I often stress the importance of taking a 'time out' in a heated moment, taking accountability is way more integral to the health of your relationship. 

Read more about the importance of saying 'I'm sorry' in my article for MeetMindful.com.

http://www.meetmindful.com/articles-difficult-times-the-importance-of-im-sorry/

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10 Strategies for Better Communication

As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I've done a lot of work, training and research on how and why relationships struggle. I've also had more than enough personal experiences within my own marriage to watch how easily lack of or misinformed communication styles can lead us astray from a satisfying relationship.

Often, when working with couples, both partners will complain that they have 'communication issues'. Well, this can certainly mean an array of things, but generally it means that they are stuck in a rut or a cycle that is doing them way more harm than good. I focus on helping to identify what that cycle is, intervening, and helping to ...

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