Dating Communication 101

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Healthy communication isn’t everyone’s strong suit, especially after a rough marriage which ends in divorce. But eventually the pain goes away, wounds heal, self-improvements are made, and it is time to get back into the dating game.

Communication is a significant part of our lives; we are doing it almost constantly either verbally or non-verbally with everyone around us. Often we might not be sending the message we intend – we often communicate with ourselves, but if we are witnessed doing so, we might get a few odd looks and threatened with a straight jacket. Nevertheless, dating communication skills are worth refining, and the better you get, the better your relationships will be with others. Continue reading “Dating Communication 101”

Practicing Communication

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For a long time, I thought I was a good communicator, but the truth was I had a lot of improving to do. I had good intentions, but intentions don’t always add up to much. I didn’t realize the areas of improvement until things started to go wrong at work. I started having employee issues and was completely caught off guard on several occasions. In fact, things were blowing up right under my nose, and I did not see it… hmm – sounds like my marriage!

Even at the age of thirty-something, I am still being schooled in the art of communication. I have learned that communication is like a pyramid and the higher you get, the more intimate communication is. The problem I was having was not understanding what people, women in general, require. They like the small talk, to talk about their weekend, and their kids – my problem was I liked to come in and jump straight to work, I had not worked my way up. (Side note: men tend to deal with this better than women, so I have been told)
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