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You Say, “I Love You,” and They Say Nothing (or Worse)

Dealing with the Quiet No One Wants to “Hear”

What’s the big deal?

For such a short sentence, the consequences of uttering it have huge potential, ranging from bliss, to confusion, to heartache in a relationship.



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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.