It’s all too easy to ‘lose yourself’ in a relationship. Maybe you give up your hobbies and friendships just to please your partner or you just want to stay in their good graces. This is a long term strategy that is destined to fail. Listen to today’s show to learn how to prioritize your personal happiness within a relationship.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Spending time with yourself and developing your own hobbies/interests
  • The relationship power struggle that plays out when trying or failing to meet each others needs
  • Communicating around your weekly schedules
  • Getting to know yourself better
  • And much more!

Dr. Paulette Sherman is a psychologist who specializes in romantic relationships and coaches singles and couples to attract and maintain fulfilling relationships. She is the author of, ‘Dating from the Inside Out’ and the upcoming book, ‘Facebook Dating: from 1st Date to Soulmate.’ She teaches an online class called, ‘7 Steps to Dating Success’ on Udemy and has been a relationship expert on Channel 11, Fox 5, the Early Show, NPR, Huffington Post, Glamour, Cosmopoltan, Elle, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, Refinery 29, Redbook, Readers Digest and the NY Times. She writes a column in Eligible magazine. Her website is

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