Sometimes you need a little space, even from the people you love. But these people — family, partners, close friends — can be the hardest to set boundaries with, because you don't want to push them away. Below, some tips for establishing those boundaries without being a jerk.
Some of us avoid conflict with our loved ones because we don't want to piss them off or rock the boat. But having healthy arguments can be an important part of a relationship. Here's how to do it.
Ever feel like you're vicariously living your loved ones' stressful experiences? There could be a biological explanation: during such times, your heart rate may actually synchronize with theirs.