In today’s episode, Dr. Jessica Higgins talks about how criticism effects a relationship and primary and secondary feelings, fears, and emotions. Listen to understand why we criticize in relationships and what we can do instead. 

Jessica holds two graduate degrees in psychology, two coaching certifications, and has over 20 years of experience helping clients achieve successful results with an integrative and comprehensive blend of psychology and coaching all in one. 

Her ultimate goal is to help people acquire the insight, learning, and practice to navigate the terrain of intimacy more effectively. With Jessica’s assistance, through her online training, free content, and personalized coaching, couples and individuals transform pain and struggle into deep love, connection, and vitality. 

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In This Episode

  • How criticism comes across in relationships 
  • Primary and secondary emotions 
  • How to stop self-criticism 
  • Turning your criticism into a request


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