When couples are in conflict they become collectors of grievances. No perceived slight or error is given a free pass. The more we keep score of our partner’s mistakes the longer we become entrenched in a seemingly endless cycle of anger, resentment, and disengagement. Here are some suggestions to break the pattern.
Most marriages will go through some ups and downs. Unfortunately, the downs can be miserable and result in a couple feeling “stuck”. People struggle with problems communicating, stress, parenting, sex, and disagreements about all sorts of issues. Many marriages may also face a true crisis at some point such as infidelity, loss, or addiction. No […]