Category Archives : Conflict

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The Four Horsemen of Irresolvable Conflict

The Four Horseman of Irresolvable Conflict in Marriage Conversation: We speak of conflict as a golden road to intimate connection. It can also be the catalyst for ‘irreconcilable differences.’ Conflict is a natural consequence of individuals growing and changing. Conflict is our noticing that something’s different, something’s not quite ‘right,’ something’s changed. If we think […]


Conflict, The Golden Path to Intimate Connection

Conflict, The Golden Path to Intimate Connection in Marriage Conversation: A favorite scene in the Wizard of Oz has Dorothy confronting the Wizard. “You’re a fraud” she says after Toto has knocked down the screen separating him from the four adventurers. “No I’m not” he replies. “I’m simply trying to help..” Dorothy’s anger came from […]


Avoiding Divorce – Are You Ready for a Real Marriage

Avoiding Divorce – Are You Ready for a Real Marriage in Marriage Conversation: When your partner says “this is just too hard,” or “I can’t do this any longer” – we say “there’s no need to give up now.” What’s going on is this: you are now ready to embrace a real marriage. We’ve got […]