Uncontrolled conflict will kill a marriage. It will either result in partners feeling angry and resentful at one another, or hurt and afraid of each other. Of course, every marriage has conflict. If you don’t fight with your spouse now and then, chances are at least one of you isn’t being honest about your needs, opinions, and thoughts. No couple is going to agree on 100% of the issues in their marriage 100% of the time.
Here are the characteristics of uncontrolled conflict:
I regularly see people in my office who are suffering from painful relationship situations and at least 50% of the time, the problems they’re having can be chalked up to something that one or both partners is doing to derail things.
Here are 5 ways I see people sabotage their relationships: