573: DEALING WITH CONFLICT: PART 3 — HOW I HANDLE THINGS

“Strive for continuous improvement instead of perfection.” —Kim Collins

handle things

When discussing conflict, it’s impossible to avoid taking a moment to discuss the person that stares back at you in the mirror: YOU.

It’s easier to look at others in our lives and know what you want or need them to change. It’s not always the case that we look at ourselves as the source of change needed in our relationships. 

571: DEALING WITH CONFLICT: PART 2 — I WISH YOU WOULD JUST…

“Sometimes I wish that you were able to read my mind so that I wouldn’t have to explain myself.” —Anonymous

i wish you would

Conflict is a part of marriage. For some, it happens multiple times a week. For others, it’s over big issues.

You may be fighting about money, kids, your in-laws, sex, and all the other things you deal with every day in life. 

569: DEALING WITH CONFLICT: PART 1 — WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING ABOUT

“You get in the biggest fights with the people you care the most about because those are the relationships you are willing to fight for.” —Anonymous

conflict

Conflict is a part of any marriage. You are two different people, with different histories, different opinions, different ways of doing things.

How you react and engage with that conflict is what makes all the difference.

568: VIDEO GAMES

“I truly don’t mind my husband playing video games. It’s when he makes them a priority over me that I have a problem.” —Anonymous

video games

These days, video games are everywhere. More people than ever are playing them. Recent research has shown that children as young as two are playing digital games. 

Video games are not only a form of entertainment but can also be a form of stress relief and yes, even a distraction from day to day responsibilities.