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The Rules of Love, 2nd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 28

Accept the differences, embrace what you have in common

You think the main priority is to get the house straight and the food done – after all, you’ve got friends coming for lunch in just over an hour. Your other half however is messing about in their study tweaking their report for Monday’s meeting, and while they’re there they could just pay this bill, and tidy up that bit of paperwork … aaargh!

No, of course you can’t understand why they’re in the study now. Any more than they can understand why you are getting so het up about a bit of tidying and cooking. And that’s because you’re different. Different perspectives, different priorities, different personalities, different ideas.

If you’re going to have a successful relationship that ...

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