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The number one impediment to healthy relationships is communication. Part of what keeps us from effective communication is our natural tendency to fall into reactive patterns. Anytime we get into a heated discussion or talk about an important issue, our fight or flight mechanism tends to turn on. This is the same response that is there to preserve our lives and save us from being eaten by a lion, but unfortunately it also kicks in during stressful and emotion-filled discussions. Join relationship expert Matt Townsend as he shares some tips about how to overcome the reactive tendencies that keep us from having essential conversations and solving important issues. CLICK HERE to hear Matt's tips about effective communication. (Depending on the speed of your internet connection, this could take a few minutes to download the audio.)

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