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4 Keys to Having Healthier Relationships

April 24, 2020

What are the signs that a relationship is healthy? What can we do if a relationship seems unhealthy? Don’t miss this conversation I had with my personal counselor, Jim Cress, as we process 4 key choices you can make today that will help you…

* Know how and when to have helpful conversations you’ve been wanting to have without the other person shutting down or getting defensive.

* Make progress with points of contention in your relationship that you’ve previously felt stuck in knowing how to resolve.

* Discover the framework for a healthy conversations contract you can personalize that includes words to avoid and better scripts to use.

You don’t want to miss this!

Learn more about Jim and his work by visiting his website.

(If you’re viewing this post in an e-mail, click here to watch the video.)

In the video, we mentioned the Healthy Conversations Contract that will help you navigate the difficult conversations in your closest relationships, and we’d like to offer it to you today for free! Get your download by clicking HERE.

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  1. Diane Jordan

    Loved Jim suggestions about having a healthier relationship.
    My husband and I have been married now for 30 years and I would say our communication is not the best and that is due to my lack of talking and expressing my feelings. Now we sit down and talk about what’s on our minds. If something is bothering him or bothering me. We get it all out. And I have to say after we talk I feel so much better. We put a plan together and work on what we need.

  2. Denise Soucy

    Awesome information. Thank you so much for sharing.

  3. Tina K Filbert

    Is there a transcript of this, please?
    thank you,
    Tina Filbert

    • Lysa TerKeurst

      Hi Tina, great question! We do not have a transcription at this time for this video. We apologize for the inconvenience! – Amanda, LT Ministry Team

  4. Craig Robertson

    Great discussion.
    The video was done well.
    Thank you.

  5. Tracy

    Thank you. I am trying to find the resources u mentioned.

  6. Jen Stitt

    Hi Lysa, I just wanted to let you know that your book “Its not supposed to be this way” has helped me so much, and I believe God led me to reading it. I have struggled for many years and God has often led me to Him during the difficult years. I have always believed in God but have never committed to focusing on faith for more than fleeting moments. Your book really resonated with me though. God finally got through to me, or I finally found words that helped me to listen I guess. I just wanted to say how much I appreciated your book as I believe it is life changing for me. Of course it is God who inspired your words and inspired me to read them so I am very grateful to Him. I just wanted you to know that your book has helped me so much and it’s the first (after many many books) I have read that really spoke to me. Thank you. Jen

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