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“I deserve to be happy,” says one client with a tear-stained face.

“I don’t deserve to be treated this way,” says another.

“He doesn’t deserve me,” wails a third.

In a sense, all three are right.  Yet none of them is happy in their relationships, or with their overall lives.  And with Thanksgiving upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on why that might be, and see if anything instructive can be found.

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