How To Improve Your Relationships Through Emotional Validation

Sara Knick
4 min readMar 11, 2021
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Emotional validation is an important social skill that anyone can learn. Help yourself and others to feel more respected and accepted. You can practice with your loved ones and with people you barely know.

Basics of Validation

1. Define validation. Validation refers to acknowledging someone’s feelings. That’s distinct from saying…