Communication

How To Communicate More With Your Spouse

By Mary Ellen Goggin / June 25, 2019
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Everything about relationships seems to come back to communication. There’s the verbal, the non-verbal, the implied, the assumed, the implicit. And, if you’re not paying attention, there are the proverbial ships that pass in the night. Learning how to communicate more with your spouse is the most important effort you can make to keep your…

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7 Tips On How To Communicate With Your Spouse In A More Compassionate Way

By Mary Ellen Goggin / May 24, 2019
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Marriage challenges us to learn about the ways our most reflexive communicative patterns and habits might be getting in the way of relationship harmony. And nothing is more consistently challenging than communicating responsibly in the face of intense emotions. If you are married, the stakes are high for you to learn how to communicate with…

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How To Get Your Spouse To Communicate With You

By Mary Ellen Goggin / March 18, 2019
Adoring couple who have found the secret of how to get your spouse to communicate.

You talk about work. You talk about the kids. You talk about rush-hour traffic. But you don’t know how to get your spouse to communicate with you about things that make you a couple. You live in the same home, sleep in the same bed, share the same anniversary. And yet, your communication has lost…

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How To Communicate With Your Spouse About Money

By Mary Ellen Goggin / March 4, 2019
Couple happily working on their finances because they've each discovered how to communicate with your spouse about money.

It’s not about the money. It never is.And if you’re wondering how to communicate with your spouse about money, this needs to be your mantra. Funny thing about the green stuff — it’s at the root of so much consternation and discord. It makes the world go ‘round, and yet there’s never enough of it…

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How To Communicate With Your Spouse Better Even When You’re Angry With Them

By Mary Ellen Goggin / February 18, 2019
Couple trying to communicate with your spouse better.

Keeping your cool when your other half is pushing your buttons may be aggravating. But it’s key to learning to communicate with your spouse better. Be honest. There’s nothing like a heated adrenaline rush to make you feel liberated and justified when you’re angry. All those pent-up aggravations you’ve been stuffing behind a smile? All…

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The Best Gift for Valentine’s Day

By Jerry / February 14, 2019

The gift of acceptance is far sweeter than chocolate.

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Criticism in Marriage Relationships. Stop It Before It Kills Your Marriage.

By Mary Ellen Goggin / February 12, 2019
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Everyone hates to be criticized. Yet, for some reason, couples often feel licensed to belittle, berate, badger, and blame each other in ways they’d never do with friends. Criticism in marriage relationships is so common it makes the adage “intimacy breeds contempt” unshakeably rock solid. Why do couples default to critical behavior despite knowing deep…

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Criticism in Marriage Relationships. Stop It Before It Kills Yours.

By Mary Ellen Goggin / February 12, 2019
criticism in marriage relationships

Everyone hates to be criticized. Yet, for some reason, couples often feel licensed to belittle, berate, badger, and blame each other in ways they’d never do with friends. Criticism in marriage relationships is so common it makes the adage “intimacy breeds contempt” unshakeably rock solid. Why do couples default to critical behavior despite knowing deep…

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