Listen Until You Feel Understood (LUFU)

Listening and Feeling Validated Quick relationship tip, but one that is so powerful for defusing rapidly escalating arguments and conflicts. One of the things that can cause partners to spiral off is when they do not feel properly understood and thus validated in discussions which can soon turn into arguments. A technique presented by Jason […]

Communication Tip # 3: Being Interested!

Communication Enhancer: Be Authentically Interested One sure way to improve communication, and to ensure the right amount of energy, is to actually be authentically interested in what the other person has to say. This may sound logical, or even unnecessary to say, but in a world where we routinely greet each other by asking? Hello, […]

Communication Tip #2: Taking Turns Talking AND Listening!

 Taking Turns: Talking AND Listening Communication tips may come in many forms and varieties, but one thing is sure: If one person isn’t really listening while the other person is talking, there are bound to be all kinds of miscommunication problems! What does it mean to really listen? Really listening would mean: Paying attention Looking […]

How To Communicate Better With Your Partner

  Conflict Arises What?  You don’t agree with me??? Sometimes knowing how to communicate better with our partners is not something that comes naturally to us. We all have those moments when we don’t agree with our partner, or they don’t agree with us.   But how we handle our differences can make ALL the difference […]

Communication Tips #1 Use “I” Instead Of “You”

If You Want To Have An Argument Or greatly increase your chances of having one, start your sentence off with the word “YOU”! OR you can use these communication tips!  But if you insist on still using “You”… This can be a problem…  Why you might ask? Well for starters, feel what it is like when […]

Why COOPERATION Could Be MORE Important Than LOVE!

Cooperation: More Important Than Love? Could cooperation, be the highest attainment that a couple could strive for in a romantic relationship? In fact, love is often considered almost a synonym for relationship! And I too thought that to attain the state of love was the highest attainment in a couple. I had never considered the ultimate […]