Communication Issues in Marriage and Relationships

Improve your communication in your relationship.
Issues face with Communication:
 Repetitive fights about the same issue that seem unsolvable
 Fights that seem to come out of nowhere about seemingly
 nothing
 Not feeling heard or understood
 Communication that makes you feel misunderstood
 Inability to manage one’s tone that leads to a fight
 Inability to create time to talk about complicated issues
 Fight that turns very hurtful and attacking
 Fights that result in the couple not speaking for hours or even days
 Having an unexamined bias against your partner ie. They are hurtful, untrustworthy, uncaring,
selfish, impulsive, and or immature

Situations that result in communication difficulties
 Parenting and discipline
 Finances
 Household chores
 Housing: what kind, how much to spend, and what location
 Conflict about the In-laws
 Disagreements about alcohol consumption
 Work-life balance disagreement
 Working agreements: Should a parent stay home with children or go back to work
 Vacation and holiday conflicts
 Sex and Intimacy issues
 Reproductive Issues: Birth control
 Family planning issues
 Unresolved issues stemming from Infidelity.
 Unresolved issues stemming from any break in trust or hurtful situation.

Challenges that Affect Couples Communication
 Alcohol and drug use
 Diagnosed Mental health issues: Depression, Anxiety, Anger issues, Personality Disorders
 Inability to regulate one’s emotions.
 Defensiveness
 Inability to accept responsibility for one’s actions or choices
 Low self-esteem
 Abandonment Issues

 Inability to accurately understand what is the real issue that needs to be addressed in any given

All in the Family Counselling Centre Pte Ltd has successfully helped individuals and couples improve their
communication by getting to the root of the issue. Our lead therapist, Tammy Fontana, works with
couples to create a safe and supportive environment that will help foster and develop a couple’s
communication skills so that they can resolve their differences and have the happy and loving relationship they desire.
Communication issues cut across all aspects of a couple’s life and our therapist will help couples develop
the skills they need to have the relationship they desire. We have been providing psychotherapy to
couples and individuals for over two decades.
We help couples with a customized treatment that can individual couple work, individual work, intensives and retreats. To find out how we can help you, please get in touch with us at +6590307239 or email us at

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