One the most significant warning signs of a communication breakdown in a relationship is stonewalling when your partner attempt to discuss something important to them with you. This is characterized by remaining evasive or purposely disengaged while they attempt to communicate with you. The article suggest several antidotes to this situation including picking a good time to talk when everyone is calm or rested, not overflooding the discussion with too many details, and paying attention to physical or body reactions when difficult topics come up.
- Communication issues in a marriage aren’t just annoying, they can be very, very serious and can at times be an indicator of more serious issues.
- The author gives us 7 tips on how to work through stonewalling and help stonewallers recognize what they can do to help themselves
- Communication issues don’t have to be the downfall of your marriage.
“…routine stonewalling is one of the biggest predictors of divorce.”