9 Productive Ways for Couples to Confront Conflict.
Written By: Hannah Whiddon, LMSW 1. Take a break. If you can’t stay calm, take a break from the argument. When things get heated, we’re more likely to say things that will hurt our partners. Disagreements and misunderstandings are difficult enough to overcome without inflicting emotional wounds. 2. Check yourself. To keep it simple: you are responsible for your emotions. Getting to know yourself—both your triggers and your ‘safe spaces’—will help you to have more control over