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Four Tips for Using Effective Communication on a Date
Most people who are dating can often use some good dating advice. A date may or may not result in a lasting relationship. However, there are some things you will want to know whether or not you think your relationship will become serious. Dating most often starts casually and is centered on getting to know the other person. This means that you will need effective communication skills to get the [...]
Problems with Teenagers? Communication may be the Issue.
Teenagers can be quite difficult to speak with, and the ability to communicate with them effectively can be one of the most valuable skills you will ever develop. When most people think of communicating, they tend to think only of how they can express themselves. While this is essential, listening is even more important. Developing Listening Skills Listening is perhaps the most important communication [...]
Communicating Effectively with Children
Effective communication happens when each party involved in a conversation hears and understands the other's perspective. This tends to get lost in translation when parents or teachers try to communicate with children. Because the conversation is usually centered on guidance and instruction, the adults do most of the talking. Children often do not know when to speak their own perspectives, or they [...]
Effective Communication Tips for Parents
“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” - Carol Buchner (teacher) Most parents want their children to grow up to be successful and happy individuals. However, this will largely depend on the parenting skills of the parents. One parenting skill that is very important is the ability to communicate with a child in an effective manner. Communication [...]
10 Tips for Effective Communication for Couples and Marriage
“The first duty of love is to listen.”  - Paul Tillich (German philosopher) When you spend so much time with someone you are bound to have at least an occasional difference of opinion, to say the least, and it’s not always easy to keep objective and levelheaded when you enter into a disagreement with your partner. When this happens, remember to use these effective communication skills with [...]
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