Sharpen Your Communication Skills In Relationship

1. Give Undivided Attention

When your partner is speaking, focus on what they're saying. Avoid distractions and show genuine interest in their words.

2. Reflective Listening

Repeat or summarize what your partner said to ensure you understood correctly. This helps clarify any misunderstandings.

3.  Use "I" Statements

When discussing feelings or concerns, use "I" statements ("I feel," "I think") to express yourself without placing blame on your partner.

4. Be Clear And Specific

Communicate your thoughts and needs clearly, avoiding vague language. Specificity helps your partner understand your perspective better.

5. Body Language Awareness

Pay attention to your body language and facial expressions. Maintain open body language to show receptiveness.

6. Eye Contact

Maintain eye contact when speaking and listening. It conveys attentiveness and shows respect.

7. Stay Calm

When disagreements arise, try to remain calm. Take a break if needed to cool off before continuing the conversation.

8. Practice Empathy

Put yourself in your partner's shoes to understand their viewpoint. Validate their feelings even if you disagree.

9. Share Thoughts and Feelings

Open up about your thoughts, fears, and dreams. Sharing builds trust and emotional intimacy.

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