These refer to the ability to effectively convey thoughts, feelings, and needs to a partner, as well as actively listen and understand their perspective.
This involves the process of working through disagreements or disputes in a healthy and constructive manner.
These are patterns of relating to others that are formed in early childhood and continue into adulthood.
In the context of relationships, intimacy refers to the emotional, physical, and sometimes intellectual closeness and connection between partners.
Boundaries are the limits and guidelines set by individuals to define acceptable behavior in a relationship.