11.) Tell your partner/spouse what YOU need in these situations.
Not what you expect, but what you need. This will also allow you to listen to your partner/spouse as well. Being invested in yourself is critical as it will allow you to be better invested in your relationship.
12.) Extend the olive branch.
It goes a long way. Offer an apology – which is not just a simple, I’m sorry! It’s actually a five step process to offer a sincere apology.
Life hacks work! They help us feel better sooner and feel that change is possible. And with that, we feel hopeful. Hopeful about today and all of the tomorrows.
Written by Kristin M. Davin, Psy.D.
Solution Focused Psychologist & Coach
Originally appeared on KristinDavin.com
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