We Can’t Communicate

No matter what issue couples present in therapy, 97% of them will cite communication as a core problem in their relationship.

In a recent post, I shared that the #1 predictor of divorce is a lack of love.

When the “in love” phase of your new relationship energy slows down and brain chemicals like norepinephrine, dopamine, and endorphins decrease, you can find yourselves suddenly bickering or not seeing eye to eye on issues that never bothered you before.

Your communication styles break down.

You react instead of respond, lose sight of the good in your mate and create emotional wounds.

When you stop caring, stop expressing your feelings, and no longer hold each other in high regard, you live in a love-less state.

You literally love less.

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