Be sure you understand what your partner is saying before responding.
When you respond, try to do so with kindness.
Treat your partner like they are someone you love.
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The Marriage Minute From The Gottman Institute, dated 4 December 2018. You can sign up here to get The Marriage Minute delivered to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.