Here's an exercise you may want to use to start this kind of dialogue:
• Set aside
Marriage counselors and committed couples have always understood that good communication is essential--essential in love, in family, in sex, and even in friendship. What's new is that years of investigation have resulted in a new technology.
We know now what works--what helps two people with differing views or goals to learn to understand each other well; understanding the other person's needs and viewpoint is the first step in finding areas of agreement
and solving problems.
I've been privileged to teach these skills to hundreds of couples, to the many therapists I've trained, the students I've taught, and to those who've attended my workshops around the country and abroad
- Please email your communication questions to [email protected]