• Jun 3, 2021 12:00 pm
  • 15:04 mins

Nobody wants to sit and take criticism. It can feel extremely uncomfortable to have our weaknesses exposed and picked apart, even (maybe especially) when it’s by a significant other or close friend. But in those moments we may not realize the one doing the criticizing is feeling the exact same way. Bringing up someone else’s flaws is just as awkward, but necessary. Accepting and even embracing criticism is an important part of our growth and development in life. So how can we better handle criticism on both ends? Today we are talking with licensed marriage and family therapist Sarah Epstein, to better understand why we shut down difficult conversations and how we can give feedback in a healthier way.