Strategies for managing difficult conversations

In relationships it is a fact that at some point you will engage in a difficult conversation with your partner. Sometimes these go well and, really, good for you. Healthy communication through difficult conversations is a massive achievement. 👏 However, it is MORE likely that you will encounter common issues like defensiveness, vulnerability, feeling frustrated,

What to do when you don’t understand your partner’s behavior

Remember these three words: BEHAVIOR IS COMMUNICATION So…. Does your partner go silent during a tough discussion? Does your partner’s tone change when having certain conversations? Does your partner get emotional when you respond in certain ways? Does your partner get defensive when you bring up a complaint? Does your partner reject your bids for