Good communication is the key to a successful marriage, but many marriages suffer from the opposite: poor communication. Poor communication causes misunderstandings, hurt feelings, resentments, and fights. According to Therapist Erika Krull, “Good communication is the foundation of a strong marriage. Many marriages could be saved if spouses improved the ways they communicate with each other. It’s often the simplest bad habits that get couples into trouble.” Three of these habits are: 1) Yelling at each other. Yelling unleashes strong, negative emotions. 2) Having a competitive attitude. When one person always wins, both partners lose. 3) Making marriage about “Me” instead of “We.” Be generous and avoid a “what’s in it for me” attitude.

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