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Posts Tagged ‘couple communication’

Listening Well for Relational Intimacy

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By Deepak Santhiraj, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker

relational intimacyWithin the realm of relationships, feelings of intimacy and closeness are fostered through responsive and empathic listening. This relational skill set is at the core of fostering dynamic and critical communication patterns for relational health.Read the rest →

How to Confront the Silent Treatment: Turning an Uncomfortable Few Days Into an Uncomfortable Hour

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How often, when fighting with your spouse, do you find yourself shutting down? Going off to sulk for awhile? Avoiding all contact with them and giving in to that silly routine so commonly referred to as “giving them the silent treatment”?… Read the rest →