I get so frustrated when I avoid conflict. That may sound strange. Shouldn't we try to not engage in conflict. We don't want to be pot-stirrers, right? But we can't prevent the conflict by avoiding it. By definition, the conflict has already occurred. By avoiding it you … [Read more...] about The Internal Turmoil in Conflict Avoidance
I Love My Spouse — So Why Do We Argue?
Does this look familiar? Last week, my wife and I had a huge fight. Emotions were high. We both were angry with each other. I felt unappreciated. She felt unloved. I did not care how she felt because I felt justified in how I was treating her. I am not quite sure what … [Read more...] about I Love My Spouse — So Why Do We Argue?