Communications In Relationships

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA

Why is communication important in a marriage?

Understanding why it is important is the first step in improving communication in your marriage. It is a process, and learning how that process works brings couples closer by developing a uniquely shared language. Marital communication doesn’t have to be lengthy or overflowing, though to be successful. Stating our thoughts clearly and honestly minimizes confusion which increases relationship commitment, which is directly related to relationship satisfaction. Couples with poor communication are often caught in a vicious cycle where poor communication contributes to marital dissatisfaction, which is exacerbated by the inability to communicate successfully and...

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