Many couples who come to Family TLC say they either avoid talking about things so they don’t get angry or somebody blows up and then the conversation gets heated. This is typical for couples who have never learned how to express anger in a healthy way.
If you think “healthy anger” sounds like a contradiction, you’re not alone. Yet it is possible to calmly talk about the things that you are angry about, resolve those conflicts and then get back to enjoying each other’s company.
Here’s What Not to Do
If there is something in your marriage that needs to be addressed, take a deep breath, stay calm and practice the communication strategies in the right-hand column above.