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Tips to Improve Communication in Marriage

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As humans, we are constantly seeking ways to communicate with each other. Married couples are unique because the channel of communication between husband and wife is one of total transparency. The couple that communicates never has to worry about building up resentments. Here are just a few ways to improve communication in your marriage to keep that channel open and clear.

Learn your love language.

Everyone shows love differently! Learning how you and your spouse show love helps you to be aware of the times your spouse is showing you love when you may not have even realized it. There are 5 different love languages:

  • Words of affirmation - verbally building up your spouse.

  • Giving gifts - physically giving something to your spouse.

  • Acts of service - doing an action you know your spouse would like.

  • Quality time - giving your spouse your undivided attention.

  • Physical touch - any physical expression of love.

  • Every person has a love language that is his or her primary way of expressing love. If your husband is a gift giver, and your love language is words of affirmation, you may feel as though he doesn’t show his love enough because he doesn’t tell you often enough. Recognize his gift-giving as his way of showing he loves you! It helps you to communicate and understand his way of expressing love. On the other ...

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