A couple needs to have good communication in order to cultivate their relationship day after day. In a relationship if there is not good communication, then it will be when it is doomed to failure. Surprisingly, there are many couples who nowadays find it difficult to talk about their feelings with each other. It seems that there are usually power or ego struggles and that communication is damaged. This can be highly dangerous.

Talking about feelings with your partner is a good way to start having a healthier, happier, and more successful relationship. If you have difficulty communicating your feelings with your partner, you should know that it is something quite common today. Even if you’re good at it, you might still feel like you’re not passing them on to the people you care about. Or you can be with someone who just doesn’t like “sensitive” conversations. 

Always with diplomacy

For a relationship to be healthy, it must be reciprocal, that is, it is based on giving and receiving. In this way the relationship is cultivated and it is better than trying to bet unilaterally on decisions without taking into account the feelings of your partner.

Diplomacy is a skill worth learning. Respect for the other and empathy for their feelings are key to improving communication in the couple . The need for diplomacy is not felt only in international relations; It is also very valuable in romantic relationships.

Greater communication: better intimate relationships

When you have good communication with your partner, it is likely that you will also have greater sexual satisfaction in your intimate relationships. In any couples therapy, communication is always first and foremost. It does not matter how old you are or how long you have been together in a relationship. It is necessary that you learn to establish effective conversations with your partner to have a better satisfaction both in your relationship and in intimacy. In addition, sexual relations will be much more pleasant thanks to the fact that you are much more emotionally connected!

If you can’t say in words what you need from your partner, don’t expect the other to guess, because they don’t have a crystal ball to know what you’re thinking. Fortunately, it is never too late to improve communication skills and increase the chances of being heard and understood by your partner. 

Effective communication requires mastery of active listening;  This skill is a standard part of the curriculum in most helping career preparation programs, but it is also useful for anyone trying to improve their effectiveness in negotiations and relationships.

Keys to improving communication with your partner

To improve communication with your partner, you must be aware of how to do it every day. Also, improving communication is a matter of both. Don’t miss the following tips:

-Don’t judge or prejudge him, if you don’t understand something, ask him directly.

-Don’t talk accusing, use ‘I’m sorry’ messages to communicate possible things that bother you.

-If you have to talk about a sensitive topic, find a neutral place to talk about it, for example, in a cafeteria. Never talk about problems in bed.

-Give your partner your full attention. If he’s talking to you, put your cell phone aside.

-Be aware of their body language to know what they are saying exactly, sometimes their words do not match their gestures.

-When you talk to your partner, enhance eye contact .

-Invite your partner to share their perceptions with you without judging their words.

-Don’t interrupt him when he’s talking to you.

-Nod your head while talking to you and repeat what he says so that he knows that you are attentive to what he says.

Remember that for a relationship to work it is very important that you take care of your daily communication. Your romantic relationship will go much better thanks to this! 

Elle Mcdonald

I am Elle Mcdonald Specializations in Psychology . Graduated in psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2000. Diploma of Advanced Studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and psychological treatments with excellent results.

First Level of Master in Clinical Psychology at the Center for Behavioral Therapists (recognized with a scientific-professional nature by the College of Psychologists)

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