How to achieve emotional intelligence in your marriage

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Having strong emotional intelligence within yourself is important, it leads to a better understanding of who you are. Emotional intelligence in a marriage is even more important. This is the glue to any solid relationship.

Dr. Julie Hanks from Wasatch Family Therapy shared 4 steps to help you have better emotional intelligence in your marriage.

  1. Recognize emotion in yourself and your partner
  2. Sort and label your emotions
    • 6 basic emotions: 
    1. Happy
    2. Mad
    3. Sad
    4. Scared
    5. Surprise
    6. Disgust
  3. Manage emotions in healthy ways.
  4. Express emotions in ways that bring connection.

Dr. Hanks is offering a free printable feelings word list at wasatchfamilytherapy.com/blog. For more information visit DrJulieHanks.com.

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