Hotspot Articles: Communication Tips

Proper communication is the backbone of healthy relationships. These articles will help you master it.


Couples Tend To Be Happier With Equal Workloads | Relationship Advice Video

Couples Tend To Be Happier With Equal Workloads | Relationship Advice Video

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Work is a part of life and takes many forms. Raising children is work, paying all the bills is work, taking care of the home and cars is work, working for an employer is work. The problem can arise when one spouse starts feeling like they are working much more than the other. If this persists for an extended period of time resentment usually... Read More »


Introvert vs Extrovert | Here's The Differences!

Introvert vs Extrovert | Here's The Differences!

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

God has given each of us a unique temperament. Roughly 50% of our temperament comes from our genetics (we're born with it) and roughly 50% comes from our environmental experiences growing up. These variations in our temperament can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes to developing successful marriages. One temperament difference is... Read More »


Communication | Sharing Your Negative Feelings Is Not Optional

Communication | Sharing Your Negative Feelings Is Not Optional

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Negative emotions are inevitable in romantic relationships because you have two imperfect people in close proximity to one another frequently. Obviously, this will create many opportunities for hurt feelings and offenses, whether intended to be or not. Therefore, learning how to handle your negative feelings towards your partner in constructive... Read More »


How To Keep Criticism From Killing Your Relationships

How To Keep Criticism From Killing Your Relationships

by ChristianCrush Team

It’s healthy to recognize when something makes you unhappy or frustrated. Many spouses find that sharing those darker moments can lead to a relationship that feels safer and more secure. The problem for some people; however, is striking a balance between letting your partner know what’s bothering you and blaming them for it.   ... Read More »


Iron Sharpens Iron | Applied to Dating & Marriage

Iron Sharpens Iron | Applied to Dating & Marriage

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

Most people dream of falling in love with their soul mate and living happily ever after. However, many struggle knowing how to proactively encourage this type of relationship with another person. One of the most important components is complete honesty. 100% honesty is usually required for 100% closeness and it's essential because "iron sharpens... Read More »


Why Couples Move From Idealizing to Criticizing and How to Reverse It

Why Couples Move From Idealizing to Criticizing and How to Reverse It

by Wyatt Fisher Psy.D.

When couples first begin dating, their thoughts are usually filled with only the positive qualities in their new found love. This infatuation phase is necessary and develops the glue that pulls couples closer together. Unfortunately, this idealizing usually shifts to criticizing after couples have been together for awhile. Many wonder why this... Read More »


Communication Tips | Do You Hear Me?

Communication Tips | Do You Hear Me?

by Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D.

It’s commonly known that communication is one of the most difficult, yet critical, elements to successful relationships. Whole books have been written helping men understand women better and vice versa. The main problem is that men, on average, communicate to solve problems while most women communicate to process their feelings. The following... Read More »