Research has suggested that emotional intimacy is almost more important than physical intimacy in relationships, especially for women.
One of the reasons why your partner may feel like their position in your life is threatened is because you don’t make time to spend with them.
One of the first things you must take into a stress reducing conversation is the knowledge that this time is just for you and your partner.
Mobile technology has evolved speedily over the last few decades. While this has mostly been a blessing, excessive use of mobile phones has reduced physical interaction.
It is one thing to turn off your phone and entirely another to take all distractions away. As you try to have a supportive conversation with your partner, please ensure that you remove all distractions.
The idea behind a stress reducing conversation is not to have a monologue where 1 person blabs the whole time while the other sits pretty and smiles through the entire ordeal.
It is easy to zone out when you are not the one speaking. However, if your partner finds out that you are no longer listening to them (while they bare their hearts to you),
Couples often go into stress reducing conversations with the hero’s complex. They think that they’ll be able to fix things every time.
The last thing your partner wants to hear is you complaining about how terrible they are or how frustrating your relationship is.