Tag Archives: communication

Erasing Your Spouse

Have you ever shared something with your spouse and realized they hadn’t heard a word you said? Either they were distracted by their gadgets or the TV, but it was obvious they weren’t listening to you. If we’re honest we … Continue reading

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Unexpected Expectations

Tom and I recently had a conflict that we didn’t see coming. The conversation grew tense, yet there wasn’t anything said to cause the conflict. We didn’t quite know how to fix it since the issue wasn’t obvious to us. … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – Ten Commandments For Better Communication

(First published on May 22, 2009) Communication is the foundation of all marriage relationships – the key is establishing a good and strong foundation that will support your relationship through all difficulties.  Those who lack good communication skills find their … Continue reading

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Can We Talk?

Last night at our small group meeting a couple shared something they had recently gone through that they thought would be helpful to the rest of us. It was. It provided a spring board for an entire evening of dialogue. … Continue reading

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Measuring Trust In Your Marriage

Trust is one of the most important aspects of a healthy marriage. With it the marriage can grow and change as prompted by the Lord without difficulty. The benefits will be enjoyed by both husband and wife. Without it the … Continue reading

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Boring Communication And How To Avoid It In Your Marriage

Have you ever been in conversation with someone who was obviously bored with the topic? I have. In fact the person actually closed their eyes while I was talking. It wasn’t until his head fell backwards that he was shaken … Continue reading

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Missed Connection

We had it all planned. I would visit our daughter and her family for a couple of days until Tom finished with a trade show. On his way home he would pass through Atlanta where I would meet him at … Continue reading

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Hit Or Miss

When schedules are demanding and time to connect is lacking, it is easy to find our communication either hitting or missing the mark. Have you ever said one thing only to have your spouse interpret what you said, how you … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments for Better Communication

Communication is the foundation of all marriage relationships – the key is establishing a good and strong foundation that will support your relationship through all difficulties.  Those who lack good communication skills find their days are full of bumps and … Continue reading

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