Illinois Wedding Officiant
Illinois Wedding Officiant
Chicago Wedding Minister
Chicago Wedding Minister
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Chicago Wedding Officiant
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Chicago North Shore Wedding Officiant

communication in marriage

Better communication

ASSERTIVENESS AND ACTIVE LISTENING In marriage preparation sessions I have couples work on stating what they would like more or less of in a relationship using assertive statements and then we clarify their wish using active listning. ASSERTIVENESS: Assertiveness is the ability to express your feelings and ask for what you want in the relationship. Assertiveness is a valuable communication skill. In successful couples, both individuals tend to be quite assertive. Rather than assuming their partner can read their minds, they share how they feel and ask clearly and directly for what they w ant. Assertive individuals take responsibility for their messages by using “I” statements. They avoid statements beginning with “you.” In making constructive requests, they are positive and