If you want to make the most of love, you need to do your homework! Try Dr. Laura Berman's weekly homework assignment, designed to help you improve your relationships—both in and out of the bedroom.
Family gatherings can be stressful, whether you have a partner or not. No family is picture-perfect, so try to find beauty in the imperfections. While you're at it, take control of how family relationships, especially with toxic relatives, affect your emotional health.
Accept your relatives for who and what they are, but set boundaries. Do whatever you can to make family relationships work, then step back and let your family members take responsibility for their own behavior. Family gatherings can become less stressful for you and your partner in the process.
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Printed from Oprah.com on Friday, December 6, 2013
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