Communicating With Your Partner After A Difficult Event

Difficult events to handle every now and then. It’s important that when this happens you don’t shut down on your partner, but instead you communicate with them effectively. The reason for this is that communication is key in a relationship, and if you aren’t talking about it, then they could feel as though you are shutting them out. You are supposed to be a team so talk to them and let them know if there is anything they can do to help. In this article, we’re going to be looking at how you can communicate with your partner after a difficult event has happened, so keep reading to find out more.

Take Your Time

The first thing that you need to remember is that you should take your time. It’s much better to wait and have the words come out accurately, than try to explain only for it to go completely wrong. Think about what you want to say, think about the way to say it, and then go for it. Make sure that they understand what you are saying, make sure they understand where you are coming from, and try to be as concise as possible. 

You do not have to talk right away, and if you feel as though that is too much right now, just explain that to your partner. Tell them that you will talk to them when you are ready, but right now you need to process it yourself.

Just Be Honest

It’s also important that you are honest about the entire situation and how you feel about it. Your partner needs to know how you feel so that they can help you in any way that they can. Being honest is important in a relationship because of the trust element. If you lie to them, next time they are going to question whether or not you are telling the truth. It’s not worth lying to break the trust in a relationship, so whatever you have to say, say it.

Talk About A Solution

The final thing that you should do is talk about a solution. For example, if you were in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, then you might want to look at the steps that will allow you to file a car accident lawsuit against the other person involved. Or, it might be the case that you simply want to let it go and never think about it again. It’s always going to be your choice, but talk to them about it and see what they think. They might have some points that you hadn’t thought of.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you need to do when it comes to communicating with your partner after a difficult event has happened. It doesn’t matter if they were involved or not, you need to take these steps in order to communicate effectively. The same goes for your partner if they have been through a difficult event, so let them take their time when this happens.

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Mia Guerra

Mia Guerra

Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine
Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine, Mia Guerra is a writer at heart. Regardless the topic, she loves to investigate, encourage, and ruminate on topics that can make us better people. Aiming to live a Proverbs 31 life, Mia is ecstatic to be following her calling with Chispa. At home she is her husband's sidekick and together they are raising a God-fearing family in Atlanta.
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Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine, Mia Guerra is a writer at heart. Regardless the topic, she loves to investigate, encourage, and ruminate on topics that can make us better people. Aiming to live a Proverbs 31 life, Mia is ecstatic to be following her calling with Chispa. At home she is her husband's sidekick and together they are raising a God-fearing family in Atlanta.