Questions tagged [non-violent-communication]

Nonviolent communication (NVC), or Compassionate Communication, is an approach to communication which is centered around compassion and collaboration. It was originally developed by Marshall Rosenberg in the 1960s.

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I keep forgetting the ways other people like to handle things [closed]

In the past I often heard my mum, my wife, my brother, or other relatives to complain about how I do certain things (washing dishes, cleaning, etc.) and advising me how they prefer I would do it. For ...
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I want to bring up birth control to my girlfriend without causing a fight

We've been together for a few months and only use condoms for protection. Recently there have been a few isolated signs of her being pregnant. I think I'm most likely just paranoid and that the ...
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How should I deal with people who don't answer questions? [closed]

I have been trying to argue using logic and facts but I think you know how certain people in "power" use different techniques to stay in power. I have noticed that for quite a number of years, quite a ...
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How to 'be heard' when discussing problems within a relationship

A previous partner once taught me what it felt like to 'hear and be heard', however, I'm struggling to replicate her sorcery. My current girlfriend is extremely problem oriented. While this is ...
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In non-violent communication, what to do when “I feel…” statements fail?

Non-Violent Communication seems to be a common piece of advice when it comes to conflict resolution. So far as I understand, NVC promotes the use of "I-statements": saying things like, I feel X ...