When things happen in married life, whether bad or good, a common reaction is to blame (or give credit) someone else.
While they may have been a contibuting factor to the result of a situation, when we fail to acknowledge our own role in life’s circumstances, we damage our own growth and chance for lasting happiness.
How can that be, you ask?
There are countless times in married life when you’re faced with the idea of compromise.
Shouldn’t you simply go along to get along?
But at what price?
Often the price is the deepest part of our self. Our core. Our integrity.
Popular belief – the way through conflict and in to the world of happiness is to learn to speak each other’s language better. Or to learn the art of reflective listening. While I’m not completely against these concepts, it seems a bit too elementary for the nitty-gritty of married life. [Read more…] about Ultimatums in Married Life