by Aaron F. Steinberg, Romance Male Mirror

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It’s hard to be completely honest all the time, especially when our honesty could hurt someone we love. Yet, this doesn’t qualify as an excuse for failing to communicate. For most of us, our relationships are either the most important thing in our life or in the top two or three. So to ensure a healthy relationship and productive partnership, it’s paramount to be able to be forthcoming with the things that matter to us – our fears, issues, hopes, and dreams.

Still, we are sometimes so afraid of conflict or hurting our partner – or being hurt – that we hold back our truth. That’s a problem.

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