Communication: The number one skill couples need to have a healthy, fulfilling relationship. Many of the clients who contact us say, “My partner and I can’t communicate.”

Lack of communication makes it difficult to get your needs met and have productive conversations. The result of poor communication is unresolved conflict, which turns into resentment. It is a recipe for distance and detachment.

This week, we are going to focus on Listening. Sounds easy but in actuality it is not. Therapists take courses on listening. I used to teach an 8-hour class on active listening to management in corporate America.

Here is a short, easy to understand, video on how to listen by Bruce Muzik, Relationship Coach. Check it out and share it with your partner.

We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas about communication on our Facebook page.

If you are in a relationship that hurts and feel disconnected, have difficulties communicating, and/or are experiencing a crisis, Bob and I can help. Call us at 410-363-2825 or email