Is the person you’re with ready to fight fair?

Is the person you're with ready to fight fair? Being open to sharing your feelings and accepting responsibility for them — rather than denying them by acting closed and defensive — is essential for developing a honest and deep relationship. We call … [Read more...]

Healthy Conflict Can Improve Your Holidays

  Conflict at the holidays can be overwhelming and most people dread it so much that just the anxiety over possible conflict can bring down the entire mood of the holidays for them.  Somehow it feels to most people who despite what they may or may … [Read more...]

When Communications Hurt

We all know that sometimes a fight doesn't end with the words of forgiveness. Sometimes past hurts linger in the back of our mind, and without us really thinking about it, we fling those hurts back into the fight that happens the next day, week, or … [Read more...]

How to do Marital Fighting Without Anger

Marital fighting is part of married life. Couples who fight are happier - it is well-known. Long-term unhappiness and distrust are at the heart of couples who bury their problems down deep, afraid of the intimacy that fighting requires. However, it … [Read more...]

How dirty is your fighting style? Want to learn how to fight fair?

We have posted before about the value of fighting with love instead of anger. Using calm dialogue and speaking with respect ("fighting" with "love") is always a better option during conflict; fighting fire with fire, with the aim of someone winning … [Read more...]