You probably talk to friends way more than you talk to your parents. Even if you and your parents have a great relationship, you want to find your own path and make your own choices. Chatting with parents every day not only keeps an existing relationship strong, it also can help a frayed relationship get stronger.
Still, most of us want a parent's help, advice, and support at times. Talking to the adults in your life about everyday stuff builds a bond that can smooth the way for when you need to discuss something more serious. When parents feel connected to your daily life, they can be there for you if something really important comes up.
Just as soon as the wrong phrase can set your lover off, a perfectly worded sentence can also unlock her heart.
And while no two women are exactly the same, there are indeed phrases that just about any gal on earth would love to hear.
Give these tips a try and you'll come across that way — maybe even more mature than your parents!
When it comes to relationships, language is everything.
“Women want to hear that they are beautiful,” says Melissa Divaris Thompson, a licensed marriage and family therapist in New York City.
It might sound shallow, but the reasoning behind it makes sense: “It helps women boost their confidence and feel more loved,” she explains. “Most women want to hear your commitment to them because that creates security,” explains Wyatt Fisher, Psy. “When you’re in a conflict and things feel insecure, they need to hear reassurance that you’re in it for the long haul and you’re committed to working things out,” he adds.
Even small talk about what's for dinner can keep your relationship strong and comfortable. If you feel your relationship with your parents is strained, try easing into conversations. Talk about how well your little sister is doing in math.
And we have even more advice on how to impress any woman here. You should also be sure you know how to make that commitment last forever.
“Women like to hear they are good in bed,” says Kimberly Hershenson, LMSW.
Thirty of them, in fact—we’ve cobbled them all together right here, directly from top relationship experts.
And once you’re safely in her good graces, kick up the heat, and whisper to her any of the 13 sexiest things you can say to a woman. “Women love specifics,” says Rebecca Burton, a licensed marriage and family therapist. A little extra thought can make sweet nothings into sweet somethings.” Simple, but effective.