Desperate employee, stressed young man resting head on laptop keyboard
Desperate employee, stressed young man resting head on laptop keyboard

Are You More Curious or Furious These Days?

Continuing to offer ways to stay together and maintain sanity right now with Tune Up Tuesday.  In addition to hosting this radio show, I am a masters level therapist in training, and on Tuesday mornings… I share some of what I’ve learned with you.  A little nugget you might be able to use to “tune up” your relationship – hence the name, Tune Up Tuesday.

Today, inviting you to be more curious than furious.  Sometimes when you’re stressed or annoyed, talking can be one of the worst things you can do… and listening can be one the best things.  Remember that most things you do make sense to you and your partner is no different – most things they do make sense to them.  So, simply asking your partner a question about whatever the issue is and actually listening to their answer can have a positive effect.  Conversations are typically much more productive when you’re curious as opposed to furious.

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