In his "Tip of the Day," Dr. Phil suggests that a "What's in this for me?" attitude is often at the core of conflict in relationships.
"Relationships require sacrifice, they require compromise," he says. "In order to receive, you truly have to be willing to give so you can get back what it is you feel you need the most."
Maintaining a Successful Relationship
So he's appealing to your greed with this advice for upping your social and emotional IQ: "Recognize the best way to have a great partner is to be a great partner. Trust me — if your partner is having a great time, if your partner is experiencing fun, and love and joy in your life, so will you."