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How To Stop Those Merry-Go-Round Conversations

Many couples call me because they are on a conversational merry-go-round and they do not know how to jump off.

Frankly, we have found in many cases there is one primary way to exit these tiresome discussions that seem to go no where, and it almost always involves the following: stop arguing with your spouse’s perception.

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Just How Important is Communication in a Marriage

 

So How Important is Communication in a Marriage?

 

Though I loathe cliche’s concerning marriage, some phrases and expressions are overused for a reason, they are universally applicable.

To say communication is important in a marriage may be a cliche, but it is,

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True Love Assumes the Best, I Corinthians 13:7

 

Few view themselves as an unloving spouse. This is usually because we tend to have what I call comparative holiness. That is, we tend to believe that we are good because we are better than our parents, siblings, neighbors, or how we acted at another time in our lives.

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Family Gossip And How It Affects A Marriage

 

Family gossip may be normal, but so are tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes. Here are a few points to consider as to why husbands and wives should learn to refrain from airing their dirty laundry before others.


 

The Reputation Factor

 

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Bridge Statements and Why Every Marriage Needs Them

 

Couples sometimes find themselves standing on the banks of very turbulent waters. Unfortunately, many lack the wisdom to build the bridges that would allow them to cross without drowning in their issues.

For this reason, I would like to discuss what I call bridge statements.

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Our #1 Communication Tip For Couples

 

What I am about to share is slightly difficult to explain in person let alone through a short article. However, at the risk of being misunderstood, I would like to share with you what I find is a very powerful communication tip for married couples.

 

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Why Some Couples Don’t Make It, James 1:22-25

 

The Main Reason Why Some Couples Don’t Make It

 
why some couples don't make it
 

Why do some couples make it while others divorce? Let me give you what I find to be the biggest reason why some couples don’t make it.

 

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Poor Communication in a Marriage, Proverbs 17:14

 

The tragedy of couples having poor communication in a marriage is namely this:

 

What husbands and wives fail to communicate in a healthy, non-toxic way will be communicated in a way that makes both of them appear as if they are the other’s enemy.

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How to talk about Problems in a Marriage, Blended-Family, In-laws, Ex

 

How to Talk About Problems in a Marriage Involving the In-laws and Blended Family Situations

 

The door to disunity opens from the inside. No mother-in-law, father-in-law, stepchild (I loathe that term), or outside member of the family has the power to destroy a marriage.

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The 3 Parts Of Effective Communication Between Couples

 

Are you experiencing a lack of communication in marriage? If so, this little bit of Christian marriage counseling advice should prove to be of some use.

 

Three Parts of Effective Communication

 

If couples are going to effectively communicate,

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Stop Texting and Arguing

 

Stop Texting and Arguing

 

I can’t take it anymore. As a pastor and a relationship coach that deals with conflict resolution on a daily basis, I have noticed that texting, emailing, and messaging people during an argument is horribly detrimental. ┬áThis is why I often counsel and coach couples to stop texting and arguing.

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Fighting Fair in Marriage, Argument, Divorce

 

Fighting Fair in Marriage is a Learned Skill

 

Many couples having issues fail to ever learn the art of fighting fair in a marriage. Below are a few tips to help you to excel at fighting fair in marriage.

 

Raise the Floor

 

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Healthy Communication in Marriage, Steps, Waiting Period

 

How to Have Healthy Commuinication in Marriage

 

In order to have healthy communication in marriage, you will need to learn how to remove yourself form the emotions of the moment. Here are some steps to learning how to do so.

 

Why Marriage Counseling Fails for Some

 

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Sarcastic Husband, Wife

 

Are you Married to a Sarcastic Husband or Wife?

 

Married to a sarcastic husband or wife? Dr. Force believes that sarcasm has rarely served a useful purpose in the average home.

Here are a few more rules for talking with your spouse that should help you in your quest to talk in a safer manner with one another.

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Nonverbal Communication, Tone of Voice

 

The Power of Nonverbal Communication in a Marriage or Premarital Relationship

 

It has been said that ninety percent of communication is non-verbal communication. That being the case, we must be careful to watch not only what we are saying, but how we are saying it.

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How to Have a Discussion, Argue, Children, Ephesians 4:26

 

Guidelines for How to Have a Discussion with Your Spouse

 

Even the vilest of enemies have learned to have a certain amount of respect for the rules of war. That being the case, couples in need should learn to follow a set of guidelines when learning how to have a discussion with one another.

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Ways to Work on Communication in a Relationship

 

Learn Ways to Work on Communication in a Relationship

 

As a pastoral care counselor, I have worked with a good many of couples desiring new ways to work on communication in a relationship. Here is a major communication killer that I have noticed in almost every struggling marriage or relationship.

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Name Calling in Marriage, Cursing, Ephesians 4:29

 

Cursing and Name Calling in Marriage

 

It is amazing how marriage has a way of making the most sophisticated of adults act like two children fighting on a playground. When this occurs, spouses often resort to name calling. If you are working at overcoming cursing and name calling in marriage,

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