How do you discuss difficult topics with your partner? For example about, when you are not on the same wavelength, the distribution of household chores or when you're in disagreement regarding the way you raise your children.

This learning journey teaches you to communicate openly about difficult topics as well as to break deep-seated patterns. You make space for each other's opinions and learn how to deal with emotions.

Engage in a courageous conversation!

Online: Courageous conversations with your partner

When your relationship is not a bed of roses, communication is essential

You and your partner... You're a team, soulmates. But sometimes there are moments in your relationship when you seriously clash, find yourselves on a totally different wavelength, or don't even like each other very much, it seems. Open communication in a conversation about sensitive issues and tense themes, in a relationship based on love, requires courage. By talking about difficult issues with your partner, you can both avoid a lot of frustration and unhappiness. If you embark on this course about improving communication in a relationship, you'll give your relationship a boost. This course offers you some pointers that will help you.

  • Theme: Communication and interacton
  • Increase your trust and mutual understanding
  • Reading time: 2 hours
  • Study time: 12 hours
  • Total duration: 2-6 weeks

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  • Assistence with implementation and activation
  • Communication & Interaction
  • Teambuilding & Leadership skills
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Vitality & Resilience

How do you bring up in a conversation the fact that you've been annoyed for weeks because your partner hardly does any household chores? Doesn't make enough of an effort with the kids, is (pre)occupied with anything but you? It could be odd jobs around the house, garden, kitchen chores, or more serious themes. How do you say that you haven't really enjoyed sex that much for a long time? That you don't agree with your partner's spending habits? That you feel lonely? That you've fallen in love with someone else? In this course, you'll discover how to raise these issues with your partner. You'll learn how to handle difficult or challenging reactions and above all, how to keep the conversation between you going. How to communicate with your spouse respectfully and without offending him or her. The focus is on how to communicate better in a loving relationship. Much of what you'll learn in this setting can also be applied to communicating with friends and at work.

A sneak preview

Check out the sneak preview below. Explore a few chapters and you'll see that our journeys are engaging and activating: online learning can definitely be fun and exciting!


You now have an impression of the learning journey. Would you like to continue learning? Do you want to give yourself a boost? Then let's get started.

Meet the master

Our online courses are written by our "masters." Each one of them is an expert in their field, and they all have many years of experience. Among them you'll find trainers, psychologists, coaches, authors, etc.

Marjolijn de Galan is the master behind this learning journey. Marjolijn is an enthusiastic master who has worked for years with people that want to flourish in life. She too has the occasional courageous conversation with her partner...

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