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Communication Between Couples

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Healthy communication is one of the most essential keys to maintaining a close relationship. One of the biggest problems in communicating is that most couples have a basic misconception regarding the purpose of communication and approach talking with a partner as a debate. Communication should involve the collaboration of two people, as they share and examine all of their perceptions, feelings, ideas and thoughts to come to an accurate understanding of each other and their circumstances. Here you can learn to identify negative ways you might be communicating with your partner as well as techniques to achieving better communication in your relationship.

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