Ultimately the most important part of fighting fair is understanding your part in the fight. This is probably the biggest step not only in fighting fair but also in reducing the number of fights that you and your partner have.
In the previous post we discussed the importance of using “I” statements when talking to your partner. This is one of the most important parts of fair fighting to master. However, another key feature of the fair fight is not throwing stones. Now you may be thinking “I have never thrown anything at my partner” […]
Even the healthiest of relationships will see the occasional disagreement or fight. What sets these relationships apart is not that they fight but HOW they fight. This series of blog posts will break down the skills couples need for healthy fighting. These strategies can help turn your blow out fights into meaningful communication.
Individuals sometimes come into couples counseling to try to change their partner. For couples counseling to result in a stronger, happier relationship BOTH partners need to be willing to grow and change.