Shut Down Communication Mode

Shut Down Communication Mode

Shut Down Communication Mode Staying Clear From Silent Contempt Season 2, Episode 96 Too commonly people manage tensions by going into a deep form of withdrawal that indicates punishment and contempt. While there are actually times when withdrawal can be a necessary...
How to Truly Feel Significant

How to Truly Feel Significant

How to Truly Feel Significant Five Keys for Overcoming Low Self-esteem Season 2, Episode 92 The way you respond to disagreements goes a long way in demonstrating your emotional maturity. Many people, when faced with conflict, elect to go into an invalidating style of...
The Anti-Growth Trait

The Anti-Growth Trait

The Anti-Growth Trait How Denial Hinders Maturation Season 2, Episode 90 There is no denying that denial is a major problem in marital communication. Denial is a defense mechanism indicating fear and insecurity. It leaves others feeling invalidated and dismissed, and...
Cussing and Profanity

Cussing and Profanity

Cussing and Profanity Like Sticks and Stones, Words Can Actually Harm You Season 2, Episode 88 Each of us is exposed to cursing, and you may be one of those who frequently communicates with crass words leading the way. Rather than seeing swear words as harmless, it...
Self-Revealing Communication

Self-Revealing Communication

Self-Revealing Communication Giving Priority to Openness and Affirmation Season 2, Episode 80 In part, healthy relationships are defined by an open spirit. Some, however, struggle to know how revealing they can afford to be, and the result is a closed nature. In this...
Accepting Differences

Accepting Differences

Accepting Differences Five Ways to Respond to Differences Constructively Season 2, Episode 67 Differences in close relationships cannot be avoided. When they arise, what is your tendency? You can use the moment to be destructive or you can use it to destroy. In this...