How you deal with a disagreement says a lot about how you feel about your partner. That`s why we look at 9 respectful ways to resolve relationship conflicts without creating a gap between you and your spouse. Statements that directly attack your partner`s character are detrimental to a relationship and counterproductive to finding solutions. Instead, let them know how your behavior made you feel and focus on the descriptions and not the specific behaviors your partner participated in. It should be noted, however, that these direct negative tactics can be constructive – in certain situations. Studies have shown that for couples with relatively low problems, blaming and rejecting their partner during a conflict interview over time has been less satisfying and has tended to make the problems worse. For couples with big problems, the situation has been different: criminalization and refusal of behaviors were less satisfying immediately after the conflict debate, but in the long run, the problems improved, resulting in improved relationship satisfaction.5 This lesson is about how you can save your relationship. If you want to advise yourself where your relationship should not stop, fighting and sanitizing, you will find yourself where you do not want to be, either in a painful, unexplained relationship, or completely separated from your partner. If you focus on conflict resolution and growing together, you will get the desired results.
You can find more tips on a good relationship (#goals) in the 5 Essentials to a Healthy Relationship. 6. Look at unmet needs that make you angry. Be direct and honest with statements I about your feelings and needs in the relationship. Communicate the positive effects of compliance. A common sign of abuse in a relationship is a partner trying to control or manipulate you. So I started to change my intention. Instead of protecting myself right now, my intention became to respond to conflict in a way that would form the basis for the kind of future relationship I had imagined. Avoid conflicts that push you both to the brink by setting your boundaries clearly and early in the relationship.
Make sure your partner sets boundaries and make sure they are respected at all times (especially in the heat of an argument or disagreement). . . .