When you are trying to get your point across, it is not helpful to scream louder or longer. That is a waste of time and energy—time and energy better spent reviewing the perspectives of both parties involved.
Can a relationship benefit from taking a break? It all comes down to outlining clear intentions, communication, and goals.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but can words really hurt me?
A therapist shares seven ways to build trust in your relationship.
Every conflict offers an opportunity for a deeper understanding.
If you haven't travelled together as a couple, do it as soon as possible.
You can love better tomorrow, even if it’s difficult today.
The point of marriage is not happiness. The point of marriage is growth.
I communicated irregularly with a tendency to criticize, but learning how to communicate assertively ended that pattern.
A look at three “conflict blueprints” to help you and your partner constructively manage conflict around unsolvable problems.
For conflict conversations to succeed, you must state your feelings as neutrally as possible and transform any complaint about your partner into a positive need.
You don't have to agree, but you do need to show respect for your partner's opinions.