Hands up if there is a sulker in your relationship! Do you or your partner tend to clam up, withdraw or display the cold shoulder when the other makes a demand?
Conflict within a relationship can be tiring, frustrating, and monotonous. When a couple becomes stuck in the same repetitive arguments, even small conflicts such as arguing over who empties the dishwasher most often can make you feel trapped in a circle of conflict. But the good news is that if just one person within the relationship is motivated to improve things, the relationship can and will change.
My husband David and I have been married for ten years. I was 35 when we got married and even though I had worked in relationships education for several years at the time – it still came as a bit of a shock. Theory is one thing – practice is quite another!
Psychologies’ very own Suzy Greaves and I were having an interesting discussion the other day about how authenticity seems to be the in-vogue value.
If your partner loves football and you really don’t – then this survival guide is for you.