Self-Silencing in Intimate Partner Relationship Worksheet

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To minimize conflicts, romantic partners often decide to withhold their true thoughts and emotions. The phenomenon is scientifically known as self-silencing.  Studies further found that this not only worsens the relationship but also leads to mental health challenges like depression

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can enable partners to understand their erroneous thought patterns or negative thoughts about expressing themselves. It would help them manage their emotional expressions and interactions. Further, it will enable them to strengthen the bond through effective communication and expression. 

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

This worksheet will help partners understand the problems arising from silence in the relationship and enable them to address the communication gap to enjoy a quality relationship.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet is helpful for intimate partners struggling with self-silencing and counselors to use while working with couples having similar problems. 

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