Every relationship has conflicts and disagreements. Unfortunately, too many couples let their disagreements contaminate their relationship. Conflict can stimulate a respectful expression of diversity, a constructive process of decision-making, an opportunity to create change, or motivation to solve problems.
The way a couple deals with conflict is a powerful predictor of marital success. The critical thing is that couples need to learn to manage their conflict in such a way that it doesn’t hurt the good things in the relationship. Conflict can be a way of getting to know each other better. Sharing respect, power, and decision-making leads to happier, more stable relationship.
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