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Top 10 Communication Tips
Get closer to a better relationship with our top ten communication tips:
Try to discuss important issues at a time when you’re not tired, hungry, or in a rush.
2. Turn OFF the TV
Take away distractions.
3. Take a Trip
Getting out of the house to talk can often be helpful.
4. Time Limit
Talk for an hour or so then take some time out.
5. Time Out
To think about what has been said and what you want to say.
6. Tune In
Listen to what your partner is really saying. How are they really feeling?
Hurt, angry, rejected, confused, disappointed…
7. Take Turns to Talk
Say how you feel about what is going on.
8. Take Care of Each Other
Even stopping to say, “Hello, how are you?” in a busy house can help to show you care.
9. Team Up
Tackle a problem together. Two heads can be better than one.
10. Call The Spark Relationship Helpline
Help for relationship difficulties is only a call away on 0808 802 2088