YourTango Expert Julie Orlov tells you what to do before you get into another fight.
Do you have trouble communicating as a couple? Are you frustrated because you can't get your significant other to listen to you? If so, help is on the way.
In this video, relationship coach and YourTango Expert Julie Orlov agrees that it can be frustrating to address an issue with someone who prefers to withdraw from the conversation, especially when you prefer to talk things out. Firstly, she suggests that you take a look at how you approach disagreements with your partner. "Are you trying to make them long? Are you putting him in a position where he needs to be defensive?" she asks. "These are things that can cause someone to go away."