56% of Australians avoid calling people, choosing instead to text or send an instant message of some kind including teens who are an even lower percentage.
How late can the kids stay up on a school night? How much junk food are they allowed on weekends? What type of discipline should they receive?
Most adults will see things on this list that even they could work on improving! Social skills develop with practice and can also decay with neglect.
Communicating better by asking for honest input will reveal areas that you may need to work on to build trust in your relationship.
Not talking leads to distance, misunderstanding and plenty of hurt feelings. Without communication you fill in the blanks… and they are rarely correct.
Sarcasm, witty one-liners, misplaced laughter and demeaning reminders… a simple change in the way we communicate can weed out casual disrespect.
Learning how to have a discussion about Jesus without it turning heated is an art, but it’s something every Christian needs to be equipped to do.
We don’t want to speak badly to our children. But… now and then we find ourselves stressed out, and those words just flow.
Dr. Emerson Eggerichs explains how men and women can end a disagreement gracefully, and find common ground through mutual respect.
Dr. David Clark addresses some of the reasons why men and women struggle in their communication and how to better navigate conflict.