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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine’s Day relationship tune-ups offered by Couple & Family Therapy Clinic

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to give your relationship a tune-up, and the Couple & Family Therapy Clinic, affiliated with the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, is just the place to do it. They’re making it even easier this Valentine’s Day by setting up a booth in the Memorial Union and handing out tips for improving relationships.

For instance, tip #1 reminds us that “relationships are an investment, so make sure you are making deposits and not just withdrawals. The more you put in, the more you receive. However, what, how and when you invest also matter on your rate of return.”

According to Gina MacLure, coordinator of the clinic, couples counseling and relationship enhancement education are available all year long. About 20 percent...

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