Interpersonal skills can make or break human relationships. Increased stress further challenges our communication and can compromise our relationships. Quality in personal relationships relies on listening skills. When people don’t listen to each other, there is no real understanding, no basis for growing together, no mutuality, and no acceptance.
Effective communication is a learned skill and the foundation upon which all else in a relationship is built. If you want to improve your relationships, practice the following tips:
Words Can Work can help parents to start and continue conversations with their children about healthy communication.
For more information or to discuss relationship concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 08/11/2008