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Communication Advice

Pick Up the Phone!

Charlie Maffei | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

If you want to make sure that what you are saying is communicated correctly, pick up the phone. And in today's dating world, if you want to make someone feel special, try speaking to them instead of sending them a text.

5 Tips To Strengthen Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

You're communicating well when your partner actually hears the message you mean for him or her to hear. This doesn't always happen, which can be a source of frustration for both of you.

10 Sure Ways to Get Whatever You Want From Your Parents

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 12.29.2012 | Teen
Hanaan Rosenthal

Learn how to ask and you will be rewa

What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say

Andrea Wachter | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

I wanted to share some practical one-liners for those times when you are caught off-guard. Many of us feel like a deer in headlights when someone says something insulting, hurtful, or presumptuous, and we have no comeback prepared. Here are some ideas for you.

How To Talk So Your Child Will Listen: Vulnerability Is Key!

Judith Ruskay Rabinor Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Ruskay Rabinor Ph.D.

Last week I ran into a young woman (I'll call her Marielle) on the street. She reminding me that I'd precipitated a turning point in her relationship with her mother -- and in her life.

Why Men Don't Listen To Women

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

I don't want to claim that men are always the problem. No group is perfect. But I can see that a lot of times men have a great deal of difficulty validating and emotionally supporting the women in their lives.

The 12 Worst Relationship Mindsets: Which Are YOU Guilty Of?

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

In cognitive therapy we focus on the way that you think about things. When we are distressed we have automatic thoughts -- that is, thoughts that come to us spontaneously, seem true, and generally go unexamined.

How To Be Liked Instantly

Lisa Haisha | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

If you want to be the kind of person whom others instantly like, trust and listen to, you need to understand some of the keys to communication, magnetism and listening.