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My Spouse Is Not Trying to Learn Marriage Skills


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The Basics...

What can you do if you're digging in, learning skills, and ready to change your marriage, but your spouse just isn't there?

In this podcast Dr. Abigail Hirsch shares a variety of strategies for handling this challenge in a skilled and productive manner. A few ideas are: leading by example; using how and what questions and coaching skills to find out what's up with your spouse; use when you...I... statements to communicate your feelings; and, lastly, make sure you are clear about exit and re-entry when conflicts arise.