Posts Tagged ‘marriage tips’
Love coach: How to reconnect after an argumentNov 21 2020
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Arguments happen in all relationships.
Research has shown that arguments are usual and does not mean you can’t have a long and happy relationship.
Couples therapy has taught me it’s how we argue and how we reconnect that matters.
A key characteristic of happy couples is that they turn towards each other after an argument.
They come together and try to understand the other, and while they might complain about the other’s actions, they never make it about their character.
Let’s look at some ways to reconnect once you have both calmed down.
Love coach: 6 Tips to end relationship conflictsNov 15 2020
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In my previous article, we explored the causes of relationship conflicts and why regulation is the key to ending conflicts. If you did not read that go check it out before reading this article.
The essential tool to avoid conflict is learning to regulate our stress response.
Once that takes over, it’s a downhill path.
As a dating coach and relationship coach, I see the inability to deal with our stress response as the most significant issue for connecting with others.
Once we go into our primal brain, it’s game over.
This is one of the critical skills I work with couples on premarital counseling and couple counseling.