Effective Communication: Listening Vs. Complying

Lately you’ve been finding yourself stewing about how you’ll handle your last child leaving home, and you need to talk with your husband about it. You start to tell him what you’re feeling, but his eyes glaze over and he tunes you out.

You wonder how it came to this and if it’s fixable? You used to be able to talk about anything.

Just to be clear, I should point out that I hear this almost as often from men as from women. Wives tune out their husbands too…

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