This week’s blog was on “How to Have a Relationship Without Anger and Arguments.” Our viewpoint is radically different; most writers espouse conflict as being inevitable. This first article is a rare exception.
Beware Of Mistaken Marriage Advice That “All Couples Fight” “‘Fighting fair’ from my perspective is still fighting. My own belief is that emotionally mature and skillful couples don’t fight at all. When they are mad, they pause to calm down. They then deal with the sensitive issue via quiet, cooperative talking.”
The following links assert that conflict is inevitable, but they have some helpful advice.
How Conflict Can Improve Your Relationship ” Communication is key to resolving conflict. The bedrock of good communication? Fully listening to your partner without building a case in your head of how your partner is wrong”
10 Ways Overcome Conflicts in Relationships and Grow Together “Instead of seeing conflict as a threat to a relationship, what if we reframed this and saw conflict as an opportunity and a sign of growth in a relationship?”