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There's an art to arguing.
9. Maintain control. You do not have the license to be childish, abusive or immature. If you have legitimate feelings, you
And as a woman who has been in the marriage trenches for 15 years, while I don't have a degree in counseling, my degree in the hard knock world of marriage has taught me some lessons about what it takes to STAY MARRIED.
Healthy fighting begins with empathy. After all, this is your beloved with whom you are fighting. The empathic process is a positive way to disagree, problem solve and find compromise.
The first two years of marriage are a tricky time for most couples. The high of the wedding is over and real life sets in. In our first year and a half of marriage we had more than our share of arguments, and none of them were pretty.
30 Things Guaranteed To Start An Argument With Your Spouse 10. Talk through the problem calmly and effectively, listening
Argument and debate are going to happen, even in the best of partnerships, but it doesn't have to mean doomsday or that you're not compatible. In fact, I have found some conflict can actually be a stepping stone to a more honest, intimate place and can foster better communication.
Mr. Curry and I were in a fight last night, which derailed, as it often does this last year, into a fight about how we fight, who is doing what wrong and how often they do it and why it makes us crazy and unable to get anywhere.
Differences of opinion are normal and healthy in adult relationships and learning to compromise is a skill required in many