9 STEPS OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

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If you want to truly have effective communication in your marriage, these are the ways to talk:

 

  1. SPEAK THE TRUTH: Speak the truth always, never lie to your spouse or about your

 

  1. SPEAK IN LOVE: While speaking the truth, let it be in love. Let’s say your wife was careless in handling some cups, the truth is she was careless. However, say it in love. You can say she was not careful. Pass the message across without being abusive.

 

  1. SPEAK WITH WISDOM: Let wise words come out of your mouth always.

 

  1. SPEAK WITH CONSIDERATION: Consider your mates before you speak. Will it make her or him happy? Will it help his or her self-esteem?

 

  1. SPEAK IN THE FEAR OF GOD: Speak like someone who fears God. Don’t speak to destroy the creature of God.

 

  1. SPEAK AS A TEAMMATE: Speak to build your team, not to destroy it.
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  1. SPEAK WITH TOMORROW IN MIND: Speak like someone who knows he needs his mate tomorrow and in old age.

 

  1. SPEAK TO BUILD: Speak to build up your spouse and your marriage. Speak as a builder, not a destroyer.

 

  1. BE A GOOD LISTENER: You can’t be a great communicator or spouse if you are not a good listener. You must know how to be intentional, active and involved listener before you can build a great marriage.