Address the Interpersonal Gap

In last week’s blog, I offered some tips on how to approach difficult conversations with your partner. Beginning a dialogue with empathy is an important part of effective communication. It is equally important to recognize how what you say is received by your partner. Address the “Interpersonal Gap” The Interpersonal Gap is the difference between […]

Communication is the gateway to intimacy

Unfortunately, many couples struggle to communicate. They either fail to discuss issues of importance at all or hide behind manipulative questions and misrepresentation. When I work with clients struggling with communication, I generally offer three pieces of advice: say what’s on your mind, lay your cards down first, and allow yourself to be seen. Let’s […]