It's a gut impulse: When your guy is stressed, you'd do almost anything to make him feel better. But new research reveals that giving a man too much support can hurt more than it helps.
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Okay so your man's in a bad mood. You offer possible solutions, give him a hand with other stuff so he doesn't have as much on his plate, and text him that you love him and everything's going to work out. Having each other's back is one of the most important elements of a good relationship ...right?
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Wrong. A new series of studies from the University of Iowa discovered that too much support can actually hurt your relationship. "There is this myth that the more encouraging you are, the better," says lead researcher Erika Lawrence, PhD. "In fact, being overly helpful does greater damage than providing too little assistance."
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