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How to Survive Christmas!

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Christmas brings out the best and worst in people – while it can be a time of love and giving, it can sometimes get so stressful that passive-aggression and rudeness come to the fore. So what can we do about it?

Psychotherapist and relationship coach Melissa Ferrari has come up with a list of five ways to help your relationship survive this festive season.

1 ? Discuss Christmas before it rolls around.

2 ? Acknowledge why someone may trigger you.

3 ? Avoid drinking too much.

4 ? Don’t take everything to heart.

5 ? Be aware of your facial expressions because people are watching.

Melissa Ferrari spoke with Adam Shand.