6 Tips For Effective Communication In Your Marriage
My husband and I talk as often as best friends do in high school. It's always been that way. In fact our first date consisted of us talking so long we both lost track of time. It was an AMAZING experience. To maintain our great level of communication, we've picked up a few tips that we have found that a happy marriage can't live without. Check them out below and as always, Keep it Hot!
Listen to What is Being Said and What is Not
Do not let your mind wander or focus on anything else. Your spouse should always feel that what he/she says is important to you.
Avoid Sarcasm When In Disagreement
Being sarcastic when communicating only poisons what is being said. Sarcasm is meant to inflict and hurt and could never be effective.
Choose the Right Moment
There is a time and place for everything. Lovemaking is not the time to talk about a call you received from your child’s teacher or talking to your spouse about a overdue bill before your spouse can get out of the car from work, you are there at the door talking about an overdue bill.
Have an Open Door Policy
Your spouse needs to feel that they can come and talk to you about anything. Anything less can possibly jeopardize your marriage.
Avoid Being Angry
Rational thought flies out of the window when you try communicate in an angry manner. It is completely ineffective accept in one regard, it makes you look foolish.
Remember your audience. It is okay for you to agree to disagree so avoid saying or doing things that would create feels of hurt. Check out tips for communicating when you don't see eye to eye with your spouse.