conflict

Skills for Managing Conflict in Marriage

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Marriage can be a Wild and Wonderful Adventure – Filled with excitement – Yes -It can However – being married to another imperfect being means there will be conflict at times. Research shows happily married people and miserably married people have the same amount of conflict. The happily married couples just know how to Manage Conflict. Managing Conflict is a necessary skill to insuring you keep the love alive. If you’re finding yourself in gridlock more times than not, you may need a tune up or reminder about how to go about managing conflict. Sometimes it might take more than… Continue Reading This Article

Reviving the Couple With 3 Easy Moves

COUPLE BALANCE

If you’re part of a couple who needs reviving, the task can feel daunting and overwhelming sometimes. It took time to build the distance in the relationship and it is definitely going to take time to turn the beat around! This series, The Marriage-Relationship Saga, is hopefully going to give you insight into the behaviors in your relationship that got you to ‘not-so-happily-ever-after.’ But focusing on the behaviors and trying to change them can really get tedious. Face it, sometimes it is B.O.R.I.N.G. Come to find out, the focus is just what needs to change in slowly improving a relationship!… Continue Reading This Article

How to Handle Couple Criticism

Are you a part of a couple where it is starting to feel like you can’t do anything right in your relationship? You make a decision with the kids and get second-guessed. You wear something, only to hear, “You’re not wearing that, are you?” Sometimes it might feel like whether you eat, breathe, or move there’s always a negative comment coming from your partner. We’ve talked about Solutions for the Culprit of Criticizing. Now, let’s talk about How to Handle being the Criticized. How do a lot of people handle the “drip, drip, drip” of a critical partner? And how… Continue Reading This Article