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What To Know To Open Up Emotionally?

If you wish to have a healthy and loving relationship, then it is extremely important to have a continuous and solid communication in emotionally safe environment. This is especially difficult when the other person isn’t showing any signs of depression due to his or her silent behavior. The good thing is, there are 7 ways on how you can nurture healthy relationship with such person and let them to open up at the same time.

Number 1. Ignore your fear or rejection – the feeling of being rejected can make you hurt or be angry but still, you’re the same person with the same characteristics and traits. If you’re in a loving relationship, you will not be rejected. It is crucial that you let go of your fear and open up so by that, the other person will be able to understand you, your feelings and your point of view.

Number 2. Expect to make some mistakes – not only that you will make mistakes while in a conversation but so does the other person. Each and every one of us has its flaws and that’s something that we should accept so always remember that.

Number 3. Forgive – like what is said earlier, we are just humans and no one is perfect so be able to learn how to quickly forgive others. Take the initiative to work out the pain that you’re feeling and forgive.

Number 4. Don’t accuse, shame or judge – being able to talk about your state of belief or opinion and issues and allow others to have the same courtesy is one of the quickest ways to open up emotionally. Always keep in mind that judging, shaming or accusing others is a surefire way of deteriorating any conversation you are making.

Number 5. Communication isn’t a burden but a privilege – if ever someone has opens up emotionally and share his or her life, it is actually a privilege and not a burden so exert the effort to listen to things that they’re telling you as this is what causing their depression. They’ve honored and trusted you with their personal information so it’s your responsibility to keep it to yourself.

Number 6. Keep humor – it is vitally important to keep humor close when having a communication as it will not just lighten the tension but keeps both people relaxed and open.

Number 7. Listen intently – listen not just with your ears but with your eyes at the same time. By this, you have to pay attention to the needs of the person you’re talking to and gestures they are making.

If you are talking to someone who is not expressive and not likely show any symptoms of depression, you can use these tips.