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How to communicate better in your marriage. Part 2 - What Matters Most

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How to communicate better in your marriage. Part 2 - What Matters Most

Now that you have examined your current communication system and put it through the test, let’s talk about what factors are the most important in having good communication in your marriage.

John Gottman’s research has found that a positive emotional climate is the single most important ingredient in relationship stability and happiness. This is applicable to every day interactions, not just big and infrequent gestures. It needs consistency and to be nurtured.

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How to communicate better in your marriage. Part 1- Your Current System

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How to communicate better in your marriage. Part 1- Your Current System

As many of us know, good communication is the key to successful and well adjusted relationships. It involves sharing information, conveying ideas, and giving up some of our inner world. Sounds simple enough, right?

Unfortunately, it would seem that truly effective communication can be as rare as the kids doing their homework without complaint! So how do we know that our communication is bad? How do we improve our communication?

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