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10 Ways To Talk It Out With Your Partner

Regardless of age, sex, religion or stage of your relationships, communication is key toa happy prosperous life. By Drew Sandberg, Monica Vinton, Zhen Zhu, Sydney Michael, Robert Cambalik, and Paul Koeller

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1. Don't keep secrets

Make sure you're open with your partner about everything. More secrets = more stress

2.It doesn't matter what you say, it's how you say it.

Be mindful of your tone

3. Be honest with your partner

Lying is NOT woth it, tell your partner how you really feel.

4. Don't be hostileViolence does not solve anything!

4. Don't be hostile

Violence does not solve anything!

5. Be direct with your thoughts and feelings, don’t assume your partner knows what your’re thinking.

Your partner is not a mind reader, tell that what’s on your mind!

6. Manage conflict as it arises.

Don't put off conflict, get it resolved ASAP, and don't hold a grudge, Let the problem end when it's over.

7. Don't include others in your arguments

It's YOUR problem, not theirs. The more people involved in the problem, the bigger it becomes.

8. Talking about your problems is the #1 way to resolve them!Not talking about problems does not get them resolved and does not solve anything.

8. Talking about your problems is the #1 way to resolve them!

Not talking about problems does not get them resolved and does not solve anything.

9. Let your actions speak louder than your words.

Be true to your word, keep your promises!

10. If agreement is not possible, compromise!

Some disagreements will not be worked out, so try and find a middle ground!

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