Atlanta-Couples-Therapy: Communication-Tips

posted Aug 24, 2012, 5:39 AM by AJ Centore   [ updated Aug 24, 2012, 5:41 AM ]

Every couple has their rough patches. In order to attain true love, it takes two to work together. Don’t be discouraged if you and your soul mate experienced your first fight; there are plenty of ways to preserve your loving relationship. Couples Therapy increases the success rate of any couple, since this counseling emphasizes healthy communication with one another. In this article, I will go over 4 important couples counseling tips that will help you and the person you love live a life of constant happiness in each other’s arms. (Written by Non-clinical Staff Writer)


1)   Always open up – The best relationship has no secrets or hidden feelings. Make sure to open up to your loved one about anything that bothers you, as soon as it bothers you. The more you let your loved one know how you feel, the closer they will feel to your heart. Also, don’t be afraid to ask your loved one if anything has been on their mind lately. Always assure your partner that they can come to you for anything, this connection is essential in any relationship.


2)    Spend quality time together – This may seem like a no brainer, but people tend to lose sight of this. The whole point of being in a couple is to do things together frequently. The more time you spend together as a couple, the closer you feel to one another. If you find yourself busy with your job and other things, make sure to have a schedule that sets aside things you and your partner can do together. Don’t ever leave your partner out in the dark, remember that there is no one else in the world like them.


3)   Avoid Abuse – Abuse does not only consist of physical tactics. There are such things as verbal and mental abuse. Remember to never shout or swear at your partner, although this may seem trivial to you, it can be extremely hurtful to them. Also, don’t let problems at work affect you and your partner’s relationship at home. If something your boss told you ticks you off, don’t take it out on your partner; your partner is there to comfort you, not serve as your punching bag.


4)   Compliment your Partner – When it comes to your partner’s beauty, always take it seriously. There is a reason why you are with this person and no one else. NEVER EVER forget to compliment your partner’s physical and emotional beauties. Always notice when your partner gets a haircut, has new attire, etc. The reason why people go the extra mile to look good is to impress someone; don’t take your partner’s efforts for granted.


Every relationship has the opportunity to thrive, however, it is up to you and your partner to make this happen. When with your partner, always remember to open up to them, spend quality time with them, avoid abusing them, and compliment them. These 4 tips make up the heart of a healthy relationship, so if you really love your partner, do them a favor and follow these tips to help ensure a happy life for the both of you.