5 Reasons Good Communication is Essential for a Happy Relationship, Therapy, Claremont, CA

Speak your truth and listen carefully...

Speak your truth and listen carefully…

Do your discussions turn into arguments most of the time? If so, that’s a sign that you both need to work on your communication. Here are 5 reason why…

1. You are using mind reading and responding as if you know what the other person is thinking

2. You have shut down because you don’t feel safe to share your truth with your partner

3. You sweep things under the rug because you’re afraid an honest discussion will trigger your partner and you’ll get into an argument

4. You’re so busy trying to prove your point that you never take the time to fully understand your partner’s truth.

5. Good communication improves intimacy

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About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. http://www.ilissabanhazlmft.com or http://www.eatingdisordersgroup.com
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