Use sentences that start with “I” rather than “you.”
For example, “I feel invisible when I come home and you ignore me; I feel angry when I see your clothes on the floor; I would appreciate it if you’d call me if you’re going to be late so I don’t worry about you.”
Relationship Tip #14
The Huntington Relationship and Therapy Center for Individuals, Couples and Families
Advanced Certified IMAGO Relationship Therapist
Adjunct professor at the Adelphi School of Social Work
148 East Main Street #102 Huntington, NY 11743
Our approach towards couples is oriented not only towards solving the problems the couple is facing, but to revive the feeling of love and affection they have towards each other.