Dating for years and hes not ready to get married dating while living with your parents
Here's how it works: One person holds an object in their hand which symbolizes that he or she has the floor.
While one person has the floor, the other person can only listen by repeating back or paraphrasing what the other person said.
The technique that every couple must learn is called the "listener-speaker technique." The problem with the way most couples argue is that they try to find solutions before fully giving each other the chance to say what they need to say.
The speaker-listener technique ensures that before you can engage in solution talk, each person feels they have been fully heard.
Finally he would wander into the kitchen and mutter something to his wife, for example, "Let’s eat fast so we can get to the PTA meeting! Here are some rituals you and your spouse should consider working on: • Daily e-mailing each other with a compliment. (especially important for husbands to do) • Anniversaries deserve special attention.
This sense of safety is the foundation upon which a couple negotiates things that are bothering them.
Only after each person has been fully "heard," do you then proceed to problem solving.