Nov 13, 2020 in Life Coaching
Communicate Effectively in Relationships
Communicating can be one of the most challenging areas within a relationship. Learn how to effectively communicate.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Communication can be one of the most challenging areas within a relationship. It often takes on many different roles as the relationship develops. Think about this for a moment, remember when you first met your partner, you would speak often and tell each other everything that was on your mind. Over time, communication dissipates for some reason or another.
The key, try not to look at the past and place blame as to why communication declined.
What individuals can focus upon is how to have effective communication with their partner moving forward. A few simple ways to do just that is to communicate. It sounds simple but it can be a challenge for some. Here are a few ways to communicate effectively with your partner and get on a path that might help.
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First communicate when there are no distractions. This means removing mobile devices, computers, Ipads, television or anything distracting. If you have children, speak before they wake, after they are in bed or preoccupied with other tasks that will not interrupt your time to communicate. For effective communication to effectively work, both of you need to have your undivided attention on each other.
Secondly, discuss how you feel about not communicating the way you once had. Ask each other what are a few different ways to improve communication? One partner may want little notes left around the house to say “I love you,” or another may want you to call more during the day. Whichever you and your partner come up with, you might be pleasantly surprised. This form of communication can bring an opportunity to learn more about each other and both of you have an opportunity to share.
Another form of effective relationship communication is to ask each other how we can present things or topics when both of us are willing and able to discuss it clearly and kindly. Each person has a different fashion of communicating and presenting how they feel. Find what works best for you and your partner. Be patient, calm, and listen to each other. Do not cut each other off when speaking as this may cause an argument. This is not what you are trying to accomplish. To be effective, attentively listen and remember these are methods to improve your relationship by communicating.