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Learn to Open Up: How to Get Better at Communicating Emotions

Learn to Open Up: How to Get Better at Communicating Emotions

Communicating Emotions

Expressing emotions is supposed to be a good thing but if you tend to hold everything in, being emotionally vulnerable can be scary.

Those who don’t have a problem with expressing themselves will tell you how empowering it is to say what’s in your heart but you just can’t get yourself to do it.

If you think you can get through life without opening up to others, you couldn’t be more wrong.

Premarital Couples Counseling – How does it help?

Premarital Couples Counseling – How does it help?

Premarital Couples Counseling – How does it help?

Amongst all the wedding prep, many couples forget that they aren’t just planning an even where they’ll be the center of attention but they’re actually stepping into marriage.

While we spend thousands of dollars into having the perfect wedding, few couples invest time and effort into making sure they have a – not perfect- but at least a healthy and satisfying marriage.

In the USA, around 40-50% of marriages end in divorce according the American Psychology Association.

When couples can spend money and time into planning the wedding of their dreams, why does the idea of having a good marriage take a back seat?

The Fine Line between Healthy and Unhealthy Fighting in a Relationship

The Fine Line between Healthy and Unhealthy Fighting in a Relationship

With that being said, there is a fine line between healthy and unhealthy fighting. Unhealthy fighting adds to resentment that may have already been building up. Continuous fighting will create a wedge between the couple and cause them to distant with time.  Here are some key differences between healthy and unhealthy fighting:

Fighting isn’t really a bad thing—every couple fights—if it’s done the right way.

People that are passive by nature and those who don’t feel comfortable confronting their partners, have a tendency to avoid conflicts. But just because you’re not arguing openly, it doesn’t mean you’re not angry.

Arguments are necessary to find common grounds and reach a solution that the both of you can agree on.

Become an Emotionally Attentive Parent with These Tips

an Emotionally Attentive Parent with These Tips

We don’t think of kids as people who comprehend complex emotions but humans are born with a bag full of them. Our understanding of emotions grows sufficiently between the ages of 10-15 years of age, but that doesn’t mean that parents should wait long in order to build an strong emotional connection with their child.

The Passive-Aggressive Behavior Your Kid’s are Learning from You

Having arguments in a relationship isn’t a bad thing, provided that it leads to resolution that satisfies both parties and is carried out in a respectful, mature and empathetic manner. Unfortunately, many people get flustered during arguments and distance themselves from reality; their anger fogs their ability to think clearly and they resort to irrational behavior such as the “Silent…

Arguing In front Of Your Kids—Doing It Right

Arguing In front Of Your Kids—Doing It Right

Arguing In front Of Your Kids

Parents are the number one role models for kids. Whatever they see you doing, they will try and emulate – the good and the bad.

You may not know it but when you’re arguing in front of your kids, they are taking note of everything. From the way you speak to each other, your mannerisms and to the way you solve conflicts, everything is being imprinted in their minds.

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