Good communication is how partners explain what they are experiencing and what their needs are. It also provides the key to resolving conflict and boosting connection.

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How to Ask Your Partner Open-Ended Questions

11 examples of open-ended questions and why they’re so important in relationships
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How to Ask Your Partner for the Support You Need

A four-step guide to asking your partner for help and communicating your needs clearly
By Dr. Terri Orbuch
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How to Communicate Better in Times of Stress

Turn destructive arguments into constructive ones with these expert tips
By Martin Gill
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What Makes a Good “Thank You”?

6 tips to express gratitude in a relationship
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How to Communicate Better in a Relationship

5 ways to improve communication with your partner
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200 Fun “Would You Rather?” Questions for Couples to Enjoy

Think you know each other already? The answers to these may surprise you.
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How to Stop Overthinking in a Relationship: 4 Solutions

Signs you're overthinking in your relationship and how to stop it
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34 Intimate Questions to Ask Your Partner and Deepen Your Connection

Boost your connection with these research-backed intimate questions for couples
By Zoë O'Connor

50 Long-Distance Relationship Questions to Keep Things Interesting

How to know your partner on a deeper level even from afar
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What to Do if Your Partner Is Bad at Communicating

How to practice good communication skills and deal with a bad communicator in a relationship
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When Your Partner Avoids Difficult Conversations

What to do if your partner avoids serious topics, according to an expert
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Talking about birth control with your partner might not feel sexy, but it will benefit you in the long run