Posts tagged with 'Strangers'

ScienceDaily - Couples sometimes communicate no better than strangers

ScienceDaily

Couples sometimes communicate no better than strangers

March 14th, 2011

Married people may think they communicate well with their partners, but psychologists have found that they don't always convey messages to their loved ones as well as they think -- and in some cases, the spouses communicate no better than strangers...

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US News - Close relationships sometimes mask poor communication

US News

Close relationships sometimes mask poor communication

January 24th, 2011

For many people, their communication skills with loved ones are not as strong as they think.

In fact, spouses sometimes communicate with each other no better than strangers do, a new study suggests...

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The Telegraph - Your wife doesn't understand you because you are too close, study suggests

The Telegraph

Your wife doesn't understand you because you are too close, study suggests

January 21st, 2011

Psychologists believe that when two people know each other too well they assume too much shared knowledge and their language becomes dangerously ambiguous.

This "closeness communication bias" can lead to long term misunderstandings, rows and even relationship problems, they believe...

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The Indian Express - Couples communicate no better than strangers: Study

The Indian Express

Couples communicate no better than strangers: Study

Jan 20th, 2011

If married couples live with the illusion that they communicate better with their partners may now get a shock following a study that says they do not convey messages as well as they think and in some cases, the spouses communicate no better than strangers...

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