Improve communication between dating couples

23-Apr-2016 07:44

It's tough, but if you're looking to have a successful relationship, you have to do the hard work it takes to keep the ship afloat. Barton Goldsmith, award winning therapist and author, shared some sound trust-building advice with us straight from his latest book, and beyond.

There are lots of things that can create mistrust in a relationship, from lies to untrustworthy behavior, bad habits and infidelity.

Family Life Specialist, University of Illinois Extension Associate Professor, Human and Community Development University of Illinois 2006 Christopher Hall, 904 W.

In fact, the emotional layer of communication may be one of the most important for couples.

Whether your partner has a past you weren't aware of, an affair to confess to or has simply let you down several times, it is possible to salvage your relationship, and it starts with building trust.

From communicating your point, to making a confession, listening to your partner and moving forward together, these tips will see you bring more trust and solidarity into your relationship.

Communication includes more than words and grammar.

Communication involves by sharing information or resources, seeking support or comfort, forming alliances, conveying emotion, or effecting some change in their environment." If your spouse responds, "No," you can ask when (s)he thinks (s)he will be ready to listen to you. Whenever you need to have a serious discussion with anyone, it is always advisable to begin with something positive.

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