Our topic this week is conflict in marriage. How can we handle the inevitable disagreements that come in our married relationships with maturity and grace? I share some ideas for what I consider “fighting fair” but I want to hear yours too! I answer listener Bridget’s recent question on this topic with the following ideas:
1) No name calling
2) Check in with them about what they are saying
3) No using the “D” word (divorce)
4) No threats, physical or otherwise
5) Stick to the topic at hand
6) Don’t use absolutes or accusatory language
7) Take a break when you need to
I also share about Ascension’s newest podcast, The Tightrope
Finally, we share some feedback from our recent episode about female friendships. We have a lot of thoughts and feelings about friendship! If this is something you struggle with, know you are not alone.
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Some places I will be:
A Prayer Celebration for Families
Hosted by Holy Cross Family Ministries in Easton, MA
Come pray with us on Sunday, June 10, as we celebrate Pope Francis’ declaration recognizing Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., as Venerable and another step closer to sainthood.
You’re Worth It! Retreat in Concord, NH
I will be giving my You’re Worth It! Retreat for women in Concord, NH at Christ the king parish on Saturday, June 23. Get more information and register here!
Find out more about bringing this unique event for women to your parish, group, or community. Read more and request more information here.
Or find out more about having me come speak at your parish or conference.
My newest book is available!
Email Danielle Bean