Thirsty Thursdays with a Therapist: Shut. It. Up.

So often the “They don’t listen to me” problem isn’t a one-person problem though that’s how it’s often presented.  It’s a couple concern. 

If you feel your partner doesn’t listen, ask yourself how you communicate to them?  Do you attack and criticize while airing a concern?  How might you be blocking them from hearing you?  AND are you actively listening to them?