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In a perfect world, your significant other would share all your passions, whether it be sticker collecting or

From Aloha Way Magazine

From Aloha Way Magazine

skydiving. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

Today, more people are becoming health and fitness enthusiasts. They develop an active, healthy lifestyle, and that’s fantastic! But what happens when you cross over to “the sweat life,” and your significant other doesn’t?

Not seeing eye-to-eye on health and wellness can really impact a relationship, says Dr. Jane Greer, relationship expert and author of What About Me? Stop Selfishness From Ruining Your Relationship. “These issues can make each person feel controlled by the other, because activities and pleasures are being limited, and it can make them feel rejected and like they always need to prove they care.”

We turned to Dr. Greer and Dr. Kelly Campbell, Associate Professor of Psychology at California State University-San Bernardino, for help. Here’s are some strategies to deal when you’re partner isn’t as healthy as you are:

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