We can confidently say that communication in conflict is the most common reason why couples seek out therapy. Sure, there are other issues going on too but most couples understand if they can’t communicate effectively, they can’t address anything else. It’s the one problem that, if solved, can empower couples to resolve problems in their marriage or relationship. So what can be done to help? While there are literally hours and hours of educational resources to help couples with their conflict and communication, we’ll leave one small tool here to whet your appetite. We call it the Conflict Window and if you know how to manage it well, it can be a game-changer for your conflict not just in marriage, but in just about every important relationship in your life. Here’s what you need to know:
The video will go into more detail about why this happens and what can be done to expand that window. More than likely, if you’re relating to this experience, you could use the help or coaching to be equipped with more tools and training on how to manage conflict better. You’re definitely not alone. This is a lot more common than you think. Few people ever get “trained” on conflict skills before marriage but it’s certainly never too late either. Give us a call and in just a couple of sessions, we can assess exactly what’s going on in your relationship.