Words are powerful. They can make or break relationships. Yes, words can transform relationships when they are used in the right way.
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And relationship experts claim that 50% of the conflicts between couples can be avoided if words are used in a healing way. Disagreements exist in any relationship but what you do next will either make things easy or make things worse.
Positive words can impact the mood of the other person whereas negative words can sub-consciously trigger bad feelings and could repel the other person; that could make him or her drift away from you!
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So, let us take a look at some examples of phrases that can make or break a relationship.
8 Phrases That Can Make Or Break Your Relationship
If you say "I don't want to talk about it" it could have a negative impact on the flow of a conversation. How about saying "let's talk about it later"? It means the same but when you choose to use good words to convey the same meaning, the impact will be positive.
Instead of saying "Do what you want..." try using the phrase "Let us see what we can do together". It makes lot of difference.
If your partner's words have hurt you, it is very easy to give a counter attack by saying "You are terrible!" But instead of that, use the phrase: "It hurts when you talk like that".
If your husband never helps you with household chores, you might feel like saying "You are lazy". But try saying "It is tough to manage without your help".
Instead of saying "You do things only to hurt me" use the following phrase "Though your intention isn't to hurt me, what you did was awful".
If your partner is obese, you might get tempted to say "If you eat like this, you will never lose weight". But such statements will never motivate anyone. Try putting it like this "I'm sure you will find a healthy way to lose weight".
When something goes wrong, you tend to say "I know this would happen. I told you hundred times that you'll go wrong". Putting it in this way might help: "Maybe next time, try it in a different way"
When you're frustrated, you might say "nobody will like you". But try saying "You are the best but....(insert your suggestion here).
This way, words can sometimes avert relationship troubles, quarrels and even breakups. Try them.