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Men and Women want different Emotional Payoffs from each other

  1. Empathy is a cornerstone of a healthy, connected relationship. 
  2. However, men and women actually want different emotional payoffs from each other. 
  3. The study by the American Psychological Association demonstrated that:
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ScienceDaily.com

"Women are Happier in Relationships Where Men Feel Their Pain.”

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What is Empathy?

Empathy is the ability to recognize another person’s beliefs and emotions; to not only put yourself in another person’s shoes but respond to their needs.

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Shiri Cohen, PhD and author of the study

"It could be that for women, seeing that their male partner is upset reflects some degree of the man’s investment and emotional engagement in the relationship, even during difficult times. This is consistent with what is known about the dissatisfaction women...

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Some of the Ways Men can Demonstrate Empathy

  1. Follow up and ask her about something that was bothering her.
  2. Ask her about her day. Listen for the emotional content under the facts and dig deeper with her.
  3. During an argument listen without interruption and valida...

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Make Empathy a Conscious Practice Daily

  1. The presence or lack of empathy shapes all of us from our earliest attachment relationships with our parents or primary givers. 
  2. It’s an important skill to hone in all of your relationships. 
  3. Men or women can struggle with empathy. 
  4. It’s also...

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For Women

Share more happy moments / stories to your partner because men wants to know when you're happy!

A good way to do this is to practice "no-complaint day" - a day where you don't complain about anything at all! Thinking and sharing more happy...

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