How To Put The Brakes On Your Nagging Partner

Nagging Partner

How To Put The Brakes On Your Nagging Partner

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN…

  • What is causing your partner to “Nag”
  • How to make it worse
  • Specific things you can do to stop nagging in it’s tracks.

EPISODE TAKEAWAYS

The “Dog  House” – What NOT to Do With Your Nagging Partner

  • Retreat/Defend
  • Ignore it
  • Blame
  • Dismiss the Issue

The FIX – How to Put the Brakes On Nagging

  • Change Your View: Your partner is trying have you hear that they need something vs. You are a failure.
  • Fight Your Desire to React: Press pause button
  • Listen: Your partner is trying to tell you something and will keep trying until you hear him/her.
  • Engage: Show interest in what your partner is trying to tell you
  • Take Action: Behaviors speak louder than words.

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Counseling to Resolve Conflict – Jennifer Chappell Marsh, LMFT

5 Steps For Communicating Your Needs in Your Relationship– Jennine Estes, LMFT

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