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Bustle – 9 Signs You’re Just Not Compatible

It isn’t always easy to know if your relationship can stand the test of time, and many find themselves looking for signs. I was very pleased to be quoted in this terrific roundup of 9 signs you’re just not compatible with your partner.

To read the full article on Bustle by Gina Florio, click HERE.


9. You Put Each Other Down In Front Of Other People


There’s a big difference between teasing and bullying, but the line between the two can get blurred really easily with certain couples. Alicia H. Clark, a psychologist in Washington, D.C., told the Huffington Post, “It’s one thing to tolerate playful teasing and pokes, but it’s another when jokes are seemingly always at your expense and criticism feels incessant. This is closer to bullying than it is to playful good fun.”

If you and your SO are crossing into this territory more often than not, reconsider what’s happening between you. You might not see it at the time, but it’s indicative of how little respect you have for one another, and that’s as far from compatible as you can get.


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Alicia H. Clark, PsyD

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