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Published: October 4, 2022

Emotional Intelligence in Communication

Have you ever been in a relationship where you just couldn't seem to get through to the other person? Maybe it feels like they're not even trying to hear you. You might feel like you're talking to a wall. This is often due to a lack of emotional intelligence in communication. Emotional intelligence is the ability to be aware of and understand your own emotions and the emotions of others. It's a critical skill for any relationship, but it's one that many people don't know how to do well.

If you're struggling with emotional intelligence in communication, counseling can be a great help. A counselor can teach you how to communicate better and help you understand your emotions. If you're in a relationship, counseling can also help you learn to communicate better with your partner. If emotional intelligence is something you're interested in, there are plenty of resources out there to help you learn more. You don't have to go through this alone. emotional intelligence is a skill that takes time and practice to develop, but it's worth it for the sake of your relationships. With emotional intelligence, you can finally start communicating effectively and building the relationships you've always wanted. In our book, A Year Together: 365 Conversation Starters, you will find one of the best tools to learn how to:

  1. Increase your curiosity for your partner,
  2. Increase your emotional intelligence, and
  3. Connect with your partner on a deeper level

So, what can you do to improve your emotional intelligence in communication? The first step is awareness. You need to be aware of your own emotions and the emotions of the other person. Once you are aware, you can start to work on regulating your emotions and responding in a way that will help the situation instead of making it worse. It takes practice, but with time and effort, you can become emotionally intelligent in your relationships.

Improving your emotional intelligence in communication can be the difference between a healthy, thriving relationship and one that is constantly on the rocks. It's not always easy to do, but it's worth the effort. What are you willing to do for a better relationship?

What do you think? Have you ever struggled with emotional intelligence in communication? How did you manage it? Let us know in the comments below.

by Zachary Dodson, MA, CCHt, QS, LMHC
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