There’s good reason that the Gottman Institute includes criticism in the Four Horsemen that can lead to the demise of a relationship. Listen to today’s show to learn how to deal with this area that can lead to the end of your relationship.

In this episode with Dr. Jessica Higgins we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Why criticism is common in today’s world
  • How our partners can use criticism as a form of protest
  • How to receive criticism from your partner and communicate around it
  • The importance of staying in your lane, softening and communication
  • What to do if your partner won’t stop criticizing you
  • Why people use criticism
  • And much more!

Dr. Jessica Higgins holds two graduate degrees in psychology, two coaching certifications, and over 20 years of experience helping clients achieve successful results. As the host of the Empowered Relationship Podcast, she helps people navigate the terrain of long-lasting intimacy more skillfully and mindfully. Through her coaching and online course, clients transform pain into love and connection.

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Episode Links

Dr. Jessica Higgins’ website

Free Guide: Shifting Criticism Into Connective Communication

Dr. Jessica Higgins’ Empowered Relationship Podcast

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