1. Ask For Your Needs To Be Met
2. Use “I” Statements
3. Be First To Say, “I’m Sorry”
My hope would be that we can all overcome that sense of pride that drives a wedge between us and our partners and just find the courage to ask for what we need, use I statements, and say I’m sorry and validate our partners; and I know that those three simple things make a world of difference in relationships.
**Please check out the full article here (3 Small Ways to Make a BIG Difference in Your Marriage by Haylee Heyn)**
This article is used with permission from Julie de Azevedo Hanks, owner of Wasatch Family Therapy.
Julie de Azevedo Hanks, MSW, LCSW is a licensed therapist specializing in relationship counseling and women’s emotional health. In addition to owning Wasatch Family Therapy, she is a wife and mother of 4. For more relationship resources visit www.wasatchfamilytherapy.com or www.juliehanks.com.
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