In Conflict, Be Your Partner’s Therapist

When you and your partner are arguing, it is easy to stop listening to what your partner has to say because you are too concerned with getting your own message heard. The “conversation” then turns into a tug-of-war over who can get their point across. This often leads nowhere and leaves you and your partner feeling unsettled and upset. If the person who is the least upset can side-table their heated emotions for a few moments and try to approach their partner just as a therapist would, asking questions and listening attentively, some common understanding can be gained.

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Shea Kamlet, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Marriage Counselor
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