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Communication around needs in relationship: Therapist shares tips

Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST
  • We also should know that it is never possible for a partner to meet all the needs that we have. Hence, we should learn to be self-sufficient and meet the needs that our partners are not able to.
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Often in relationships, we misunderstand the other person’s expectations and needs. This happens due to the absence of clarity in the communication shared between the two people. However, when we want the other person to meet the needs and the expectations we have from the relationship, we also need to be clear on our part about what we want. Addressing this, psychologist Nicole LePera shared a mini guide on communication around needs.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

Often in relationships, we misunderstand the other person’s expectations and needs. This happens due to the absence of clarity in the communication shared between the two people. However, when we want the other person to meet the needs and the expectations we have from the relationship, we also need to be clear on our part about what we want. Addressing this, psychologist Nicole LePera shared a mini guide on communication around needs.(Unsplash)

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We need to be specific in our needs, and hence, this will create clarity and help us be on the same page with our partner. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

We need to be specific in our needs, and hence, this will create clarity and help us be on the same page with our partner. (Unsplash)

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We also need to have clarity on the things we want and the things that we do not want at all. This communication should be conveyed to our partners in complete clarity. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

We also need to have clarity on the things we want and the things that we do not want at all. This communication should be conveyed to our partners in complete clarity. (Unsplash)

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Speaking of our needs may feel awkward in the beginning, but we should practice it more for a healthy relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

Speaking of our needs may feel awkward in the beginning, but we should practice it more for a healthy relationship. (Unsplash)

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To understand our needs, we also need to have clarity in our thoughts. Self-reflection is important. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

To understand our needs, we also need to have clarity in our thoughts. Self-reflection is important. (Unsplash)

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At the same time, we also should know that it is never possible for a partner to meet all the needs that we have. Hence, we should learn to be self-sufficient and meet the needs that our partners are not able to. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 19, 2023 10:50 AM IST

At the same time, we also should know that it is never possible for a partner to meet all the needs that we have. Hence, we should learn to be self-sufficient and meet the needs that our partners are not able to. (Unsplash)

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