There is nothing worse than coming home after a long day at work, only to immediately be pulled into a fight with your spouse over something that is so mundane—What’s even worse is when you don’t know why you’re fighting in the first place! Because when the constant fights start to blend into each other, that’s when you know that you have a major problem on your hands.
Are high conflict couples destined for divorce?
If we’re being totally honest, we don’t know what’s scarier: Not being able to understand why there is so much conflict in our relationships or not knowing whether or not the constant arguing is a sign that our marriage is over. But even though you may fight all of the time, that doesn’t mean that your marriage can’t be saved…does it?
When they come into the therapy office saying, “I don’t think we’re going to make it,” how can we as therapists help couples restore peace and become experts on their own relationship?
YourTango’s panel of experts (Dr. Tammy Nelson, Imago Institute’s Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, LCPC Tony Victor, LMFT Sue Butler and Certified Sex Therapist Kimberly Anderson get into the nitty gritty of marriage and what it takes to make things work in this video.