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Help with Relationships

Successful relationships depend on good communication to keep them strong. This is especially important when laying the ground work for a new relationship:

Avoid blame and judgment. Explain what you thought and how you felt without assigning responsibility to the other person for your reactions.

Do not make assumptions. You seldom truly know why someone did whatever occurred. The conclusions you make will be based on your past experiences throughout life vs. the other person's perspective.

Don't let your emotions dictate your behavior. Feelings are important and should be acknowledged. However, do not react to whatever is triggered. Instead, make a purposeful decision about how to respond.

Listen! Pay attention instead of planning your defense strategy while the other person is talking.

   

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4/26/2010 9:49:06 PM
Angelica said:

thats very good advice i will use it and see if it works thanks




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