Marriage and dating communication
Give the other person plenty of time to speak and be willing to set aside your current desires in order to fully hear and understand what your partner is saying.
As mentioned before, it is important when communicating with your spouse to be present in the conversation both verbally and nonverbally.
Listening and giving the appearance of investment are important, but so is understanding how your partner communicates.
Is your spouse one who takes time to think of what he or she wants to say before actually saying it? Do you know when your partner may need space before proceeding with the conversation?
It is easy to become lax and reduce your awareness of body language and other nonverbal cues, but they will not be missed by your spouse!
Crossed arms, avoidant eye contact, the “silent treatment,” and eye rolling, while not verbal, communicate a clear message to your spouse.
Tips for improving the quality of communication in your relationship: Was this helpful to you?
Instead of being carefree in a budding, romantic relationship, you find yourselves drudging through the mundane day-to-day chores.
Looking back, try to remember a time when each of you communicated with one another very fluidly.
It was as if you were the same person – like you could read each other’s minds.
As you age and grow in your marriage, the ways in which you talk and act can alter; it is important to continue to learn about yourself and your spouse in order to adapt to these changes.
Try the following pointers-Many of us do not listen to understand what the other person is saying; most will listen in order to respond.