Stop Sabotaging Your Perfectly Good Relationship

Don't ruin a great new relationship with one of these love-repellant behaviors. Check in to make sure that the way you act isn't costing you your happily-ever-after (20 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on Dec 13, 2012 at 4:39PM

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Stop Sabotaging Your Perfectly Good Relationship

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If you’re constantly criticizing your man about the little things -- like the way he chews or his choice of words -- it sends a signal that he annoys rather than delights you.

“Men are accustomed to women filing relationship complaints about important issues,” says Stephanie Knarr, Ph.D. a marriage and family therapist in Washington D.C. “However, if you complain about all the small things as well, he will think you are a nag and run away.”

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