How do you feel when your spouse tells you “we need to talk”? Do you get excited? Or do feel a surge of dread, anticipating an unpleasant conversation about what may have gone wrong? Most marriage experts would affirm that communication is key in marriage — but  just how can spouses do so effectively? Neal Black, the former Associate Director of  FamilyLife Canada, discusses 6 key areas that couples can practice to improve their communication.

  1. Re-kindling the Connection
  2. Listening with Desire
  3. Creating a Safe Zone
  4. The 5 Love Languages
  5. Knowing Your Spouse’s Love Language
  6. Effective Communication

Written by Neal Black

Neal Black

Neal works at Power to Change developing leaders. His passion is to challenge people to listen to God and develop their giftedness as they follow where Jesus leads. Neal and June speak at One Day events for FamilyLife. They love to communicate God’s game-plan for relationships with humour, energy and lots of stories!