Communication

5 Communication Games Guaranteed to Bring You Closer

5 Communication Games Guaranteed to Bring You Closer
Play Your Way To Better Communication… “Let’s talk.” Those words can stop a partner dead in their tracks. The idea of “working on our communication” is usually met with eye rolls, shrugs or even denials of a problem. The first reaction is often, “We talk. We talk about the kids. We talk about the house. I asked you about your day.” You talk. But do you communicate? If you had to stop and think about that, read on because it may be the most important thing you can do for your relationship. Communication Is More than Talking Talking is simply sharing information using words. It is a wa...
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Honest Communication For Dealing With Relationship Trouble

Honest Communication For Dealing With Relationship Trouble
When you look at relationship trouble the very idea of being able to fix it with a sense of honesty can feel a bit overwhelming. There are some significant feats in this world, many of them tend to cause a bit of pain. However, as you complete these feats you develop a stronger sense of character and become a better person. Even if you simply don't make it through your troubles, learning how to effectively be honest with a partner now creates better future relationships.It can be hard to spurt out honest thoughts and feelings. We often aren't even sure what we really feel at first because we ...
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The Art of Right Timing in Communication

The Art of Right Timing in Communication
You’re in penguin adorned pajamas headed to bed, then your partner starts to talk about their day. Gritty stuff, but you are already half asleep, thinking of the two paragraphs you will read before being out like a light. Out of caring, you valiantly try to keep track of the conversation, but you are already 30 minutes past your melatonin spike and starting to drift. Ideal time for a conversation? Not so much. Picking the right time, and sometimes place, can be the difference between being heard and your words missing their mark. Thinking we have communicated but did not, creates resentment a...
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