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4 Communication Mistakes You Probably Make in Your Relationship

Rule: Quality of communication equals quality of a relationship. There’s probably no one who would disagree with that. Psychology confirms …

4  min read

Communication And Listening For Understanding

There are ways to communicate effectively so that marital conflicts may be defined, addressed, and worked through.  You are not …

By Janelle Johnson

Counselor, MA, LPC| 3  min read

Communication Styles and Maintenance in Relationships

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines communication as, “the act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviours to express or …

By Stephanie Robson

Counselor, MSW, RSW| 5  min read

The Communication Toolbox For Your Marriage

Jane and Carl are having the same old argument about the dishes. Jane says to Carl, “You are just so …

By Esther Lerman

Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT| 4  min read

Good Communication Basics

Couples will often come to my office complaining of “communication” problems in their marriages. That can mean anything from grammar …

By Bryn Collins

Psychologist, MA, LP| 4  min read

How to “Win” Every Argument

When couples disagree, it can often come down to a question of whose needs matter more.  If one person accommodates …

By Marcie Scranton

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT| 2  min read

4 Types of Destructive Communication

Couples communicate in different ways.  However, often they communicate in ways that are destructive to their relationship rather than constructive. Below …

By Gerald Schoenewolf

Psychoanalyst, Ph.D. | 5  min read

Ways to Grow in the Art of Communication

In my job as a therapist, people often ask me “Can you help us?” This question often comes up when …

By Barbara Kapetanakes

Psychotherapist, PsyD.| 6  min read

What are the Benefits of Couples Communication Classes?

Perhaps you have heard about a couple’s communication class being run in your neighbourhood and you are wondering if it …

5  min read

8 Tips to Improve Communication in Your Relationship

You and your partner will face communication issues at some point. Over time, people have difficulty getting across to one …

4  min read

Six Ways to Play the Marriage Game Well

As they drive along together, Jim says, “Oh, look at that fine horse!” His wife’s next move is to match …

By Colene Schlaepfer

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT| 2  min read

Couple Counseling Exercises to Improve Communication

Communication exercise for couples is an essential tool in vitalizing the partnership when the union begins to go sideways. Requiring …

4  min read