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you can improve bad communication in your marriage
Every couple experiences little instances of communication breakdown. It just happens.
Of course, the little things can gradually chip away at your connectedness in your marriage. Small drops of water from a leaky pipe over time lead to big problems.
Minor bad communication habits are like that. Not that big of a thing in the moment, but given time… you get the picture.
So with that in mind, we’re sharing four common communication habit scenarios every couple experiences. The good news is, you can fix or improve bad communication with a little intention!
how to build empathy in marriage
Have you ever whipped up your favorite batch of homemade cookies to find out in the first bite that you left out that one key ingredient that makes all the difference? Empathy is that key ingredient to a great recipe for a healthy marriage that you don’t want to forget.
A large body of research tells us the practice of empathy is essential to a thriving, happy, healthy marriage. However, many people reduce the idea of empathy to it being just “touchy-feely” or something that some people are born having, but others not so much.
Here are some steps for couples to take to build empathy:
🧡 Practice vulnerability.
Empathy is an all-important ingredient for a healthy marriage, but building it takes time.