Jenna Bush Hager's June book club pick will transport you to the beach. As a relationship coach, I help people navigate the waters of romance and teach skills that can be useful in all of our life's relationships. Many people erroneously assume that a 'good' relationship should be conflict-free, and at the first sign of a disagreement, they want to lace up their Nikes and RUN. But being in any authentic relationship will inevitably come with some conflict.
Boundaries 101: How To Tell Someone They Hurt You
How To Tell Someone They've Hurt You Without Making Them Get Defensive
Now, there are some people who consciously hurt those for their own personal gain. But if someone does something to you that unknowingly hurts you, well, this is now in your hands. Is this going to be easy? Of course not.
5 thoughtful ways to tell someone they've hurt your feelings
This person can be a toxic person and plain mean. In such a case, we need to stand up for ourselves. Sometimes, our friends, close friends, our partner, or family can hurt us. Their intentions are usually not evil and they are just humans who make mistakes.
In fact, research shows that people tend to be less satisfied in their relationships when their partners use detached, angry, or destructive communication styles, and more satisfied with positive, helpful communication styles. Danielle Forshee , Psy. When it comes to those difficult conversations , Dr. Forshee explains how to prepare, what to consider, and what to say to someone who has hurt you deeply.