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How to Handle the 5 Hardest Relationship Talks

Sarah Weinberg | Her Campus

March 02, 2011

“We need to talk.”

Four tiny and inconspicuous words, but when paired together they produce such a powerful and nerve-inducing sentence. The mere thought of hearing or saying them while in a relationship makes most of us want to run and hide under the covers — indefinitely.

But ladies, lest you’ve forgotten, let us remind you: having “the talk” doesn’t need to be so scary.

With the help of Kim Olver, author of Secrets of Happy Couples, and Cassidy Brettler, one of HC’s Real Live College Girls, we found out how to tackle five of the most difficult relationship discussions.

So, let’s talk about talking, shall we?

The “Are We Exclusive?” Talk →



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