Are you sharing your feelings before you tell your partner what’s bothering you about them? Or are you simply complaining or attacking?
Are you using your words to tell your partner that you appreciate something they have done? Or are you taking your partner for granted and barking out orders?
Are you telling your partner what you need or are you expecting them to read your mind and then feeling resentful when you feel let down?
Are you showing empathy when your partner shares something with you? Or are you fixing or directing the conversation to what’s important to you?
Are you having stress reducing conversations about outside stressors? Or are you letting outside stressors effect your relationship?
Certainly something to think about. See if you can have an awareness of yourself this week. See if your behaviors come close to the healthy behaviors described above. See if your relationship improves.
Teach your partner these easy tips.
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