12 Talking Tips For Getting Through To Your Man (Part I) | Divorce Busting
Posted Jul 15 2010 3:12pm
The tips you’re about to read pertain to conflict-ridden conversations. I don’t think you need assistance making superficial talk or with discussions that are void of emotional content. Those are no brainers. Emotion-packed conversations are where we get in trouble. They bring out the worst in everyone. In keeping with the “ it takes one to tango ” spirit, when you change your steps in the dance of conflict between you and your guy, he’ll respond more sanely and your heated talks will become more productive. So consider this a primer in conflict busting. Here’s the scoop.
Twelve Tips for Talking to Men
Talking Tip #1: Let him say when.
You already know that men aren’t crazy about talking things out. That’s why it feels as if you’re infringing upon your man when you say you want to talk. Consequently, it is extremely helpful to try to catch your man when he’s most amenable to conversing. I can’t stress enough the importance of choosing your timing wisely when you approach your man with something important. If your man is otherwise preoccupied or is unprepared emotionally to deal with your issues, it won’t be a productive conversation. He’ll become defensive, nasty, or shut down.