"Couples can make themselves crazy trying to do it all," says therapist Diana Gasperoni, founder of the New York City counseling service the Relationship Project. "But the best holiday memories come from connecting." For your most harmonious holiday yet...0
- Just say no to travel
Opting to stay home will make the season more intimate, so reschedule the family reunion. Plus, you'll spend less on airfare during the off-season.
- Expect The Expected
"You may think that if your partner loved you he'd know just what to give. But guys aren't mind readers," she says. Decide what you want and tell him.
- Plot Wisely
Avoid meltdowns by arranging a planning night where you write your events on a calendar. "And remember," says Gasperoni, "every year it all gets done."