How to Give Good Relationship Advice

How to Give Good Relationship Advice
00:00:41 Method 1 Helping People Be Their Own Advisors
00:00:49 1 – Let them do the talking
00:01:46 2 – Use active listening
00:02:36 3 – Pay attention to the way you frame your responses
00:03:28 4 – Bounce their own thoughts back at them
00:04:21 5 – Express concern
00:05:02 6 – Act immediately on revelations of abuse
00:05:55 Method 2 Offering Helpful Relationship Advice
00:06:03 1 – Be sure your advice is desired before offering it
00:06:48 2 – Remind your friend or loved one that most relationships problems are universal
00:07:17 3 – Ensure that any suggestions you make are simple, operable, and safe
00:08:05 4 – Tell them to write their partner an “I appreciate…” list
00:08:46 5 – Remind them that it really is the little things
00:09:29 6 – Don’t get caught up on abstractions
00:10:20 Method 3 Advising Someone to Find Written Relationship Advice
00:10:29 1 – Recommend something for them to read
00:11:21 2 – Make sure they avoid low quality, problematic advice from “women’s” magazines
00:12:16 3 – Make sure they aren’t reading “men’s” magazines either

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