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The 5 Most Common Couple Communication Problems


Couples need to communicate effectively in order to resolve conflicts and maintain intimacy. Learn how to improve your relationship by improving your communication skills. These come from the Gottman’s, in what they refer to as the Four Horsemen or relationship killers (plus one more they call out). Criticism is more than just pointing out something […]

Assertive, Passive, Passive-Aggressive, and Aggressive Communication

Passive aggressive communication styles

Major styles of communication One significant cause of anxiety and relationship difficulties can be not understanding how to or being comfortable communicating assertively. There are four main types of communication, all of which have their strengths and drawbacks. Passive communication When a person is passive, they ignore their own needs at the expense of others. […]