Even when you demonstrate appropriate ways to respond to conflict, you can't assume your children understand why you interact with others the way you do. So guide them toward becoming ministers of reconciliation in their words and actions.
Conflict can lead you toward a deeper marriage connection. Learn how to grow close to each other and move past behaviours after conflict.
My husband’s problem with porn is destroying him, me, our marriage, and our family. Friends who care about both of us tell me to use tough love with him. But then I read articles that say it’s the wrong approach — that compassion and patience would be better. What should I do?
Because of birth order, the place in their families of origin, spouses have different experiences growing up, and that shapes behaviour, personalities and relationships with each other.
Conflict is inevitable in marriage and can create damage or discovery — we choose which it will be. Discovery means learning new ideas, approaches and solutions if we fight together for our marriage.