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Can gratitude improve my relationship?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
9 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, bilaterally!
If both people feel and show gratitude for the presence of the other in their lives, it supports their relationship immensely.
So many take each other for granted, and this feels bad when it happens to you. It also feels bad when you do it to your partner. Heart-felt gratitude keeps things alive and flowing between you. It's important in non-romantic relationships also. Enjoy!

In brief: Yes, bilaterally!
If both people feel and show gratitude for the presence of the other in their lives, it supports their relationship immensely.
So many take each other for granted, and this feels bad when it happens to you. It also feels bad when you do it to your partner. Heart-felt gratitude keeps things alive and flowing between you. It's important in non-romantic relationships also. Enjoy!
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Gratitude is always pleasant, and nowadays seems to be rare.
I can't understand why. A simple "thank you" goes a very, very long way.

In brief: Absolutely
Gratitude is always pleasant, and nowadays seems to be rare.
I can't understand why. A simple "thank you" goes a very, very long way.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Gratitude
Absolutely, boosts confidence and self-worth.

In brief: Gratitude
Absolutely, boosts confidence and self-worth.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Relationships
Gratitude is a key ability in maintaining intimacy.
Those who are not appreciative are difficult to live with and cause undue stress for others and themselves. Studies on gratitude have proven grateful people have healthier and happier lives. Best.

In brief: Relationships
Gratitude is a key ability in maintaining intimacy.
Those who are not appreciative are difficult to live with and cause undue stress for others and themselves. Studies on gratitude have proven grateful people have healthier and happier lives. Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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