There are universal keys to successful relationships
Now that we’ve established the healthiest conflict resolution style (affirmer), what does that look like in real life? How can you develop these traits in yourself and in your relationships? Learn here.
Did you know that your body has an early-warning system? It tells you when you’re about to say or do something that you’ll regret later. Here’s how you can recognize your body’s warning signs so you can redirect instead of withdrawing or losing your temper.
Every single time that you are angry, you’re actually experiencing another emotion in disguise. Every. Single. Time. Learning how to identify that feeling will help you to draw your partner near instead of pushing them away.
It’s hard to empathize with a person when you disagree strongly with their thinking, words, or behavior. Learning to overcome the natural arrogance that every person has will empower you to meet your partner’s needs and affirm their worth without justifying poor behavior. You might even (gasp!) change your mind.
Many couples cite “poor communication” as a force driving them apart. Here you’ll build on the previous steps in order to communicate clearly, compassionately, and effectively. You can solve your problems without it turning ugly or cold. You can experience warmth, understanding, and intimacy.
Here we finish our exploration of the cures for the Four Horsemen and finish the course strong with a look at the big picture. You don’t have to fight or drift apart. You can have your needs met.