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The Ties That Bind - Summer 2018 

If relationship problems frequently tie you up in knots, you are not alone. We explore ways you can keep things together when your moods threaten to pull you and your loved ones apart.

“I always say that our worst behaviors are often reserved for the people who love us the most,” says Julie, of Vancouver. “Behind closed doors was the only place I felt I could be me, that I didn’t have to hide behind a mask. So I would unleash and unload all my pent-up frustrations on my husband, and I assumed he would be my punching bag.”

By Robin L. Flanigan