Top 10 Ways to Improve Connection

  1. Be attuned to your spouse and children.
  2. Be a good listener.
  3. Be direct.
  4. Have realistic expectations.
  5. Don’t expect your partner to read your mind.
  6. Give your spouse reassurance.
  7. Be accessible and responsive in comforting and soothing ways.
  8. Be present, open and available. This will make him/ her feel accepted and this creates bonding between a couple.
  9. Disclosing personal information results in new understanding closeness and satisfaction it make your partner feels safer and more likely to share
  10. Share feelings.
  11. Speak for yourself and not your partner.
  12. Share your experiences.
  13. Identify difficult emotions.
  14. Acknowledge differences.