People fight about lots of thing but one of the most common thing they fight about is money. Money problems can come between couples, family, roommates, and friends.Improving your financial communication can help reduce or even eliminate these fights.
Here are a few tips that you can follow:
#1 Don’t Expect the Other Person to Read Your Mind
This is one of the most common mistakes. And it’s the cause of many fights. If you have financial goals, concerns, or even thoughts about your money, then it’s important to share those ideas.
When you’re discussing financial matters it’s easy to become upset. Feelings of anger, frustration, and overwhelm can creep in and cause you to shut down. However, when you’re discussing money it’s extremely important to listen to what they have to say. This means asking questions, getting clarity on their thoughts and ideas and then sharing your ideas on the matter.
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