Stronger Relationships in Love & Life

Strengthen your marriage, improve your communication, and deepen your connection with this powerful, *proven* communication skill.

2018 Indie Book Award Winner

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Michael S. Sorensen

Michael Sorensen is an award-winning author and relationship coach by day, and an avid reader, researcher, and personal development junkie by night. His award-winning book, I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships, has skyrocketed to the #1 spot on Amazon’s best-seller list and is changing the way people around the world approach relationships in business, love, and life.

"I heard Michael's interview on the Art of Charm podcast and, without even reading the book, tried validating my girlfriend the next time we spoke on the phone. It was one of the best conversations we'd had in a long time. I downloaded the audiobook . . . and now feel like I finally know the trick to connecting with others and having great conversations.

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How to Validate Someone When You Don’t Agree With Them

As I continue to share the power of validation—whether through my book, speaking engagements, podcast interviews, etc.—I receive thoughtful questions from readers and listeners that dig deeper into the day-to-day application of this versatile skill. Today, I’d like to address the question that I receive more than any other: I

Does Validation Lose Its Power When Both People Know About It?

I recently received the following email from a reader: Hello Mr. Sorensen, I am reading your book “I Hear You” on Amazon Kindle. It is a very interesting concept, this idea of validation, and one worthy of investigation and application, no doubt. The very notion that even in trying to

Appreciation: The Quickest Way to Brighten Someone’s Day

If you want a sure-fire way to boost your charisma, deepen your relationships with others, and brighten someone’s day, get in the habit of regularly expressing appreciation for others. The world can be a rough place. Whether we’re dealing with tight deadlines, angry bosses, frazzled spouses, disobedient children, mental or