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Why men avoid relationship confrontation

Honey, we need to talk...

Everyone knows that guys get freaked out at the age old question, "How do you feel about our relationship?" Even statements along the lines of "We need to talk" usually send guys running for the hills.

Why do men avoid verbal confrontation in relationships? How can you communicate to your man about your relationship without making him act out defensively? What is the right way to go about communicating to your man, so you can ensure your relationship stays positive?


SheKnows Love & Sex Experts

Our SheKnows Love & Sex experts, Dan Baritchi and Jennifer Hunt of, share their perspective on the subject and address all of these common communication issues.  Watch as they interview a communication expert, and check below for additional tips on communicating with men.




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