Watch this video by Michele
Weiner-Davis where she talks about how to stop
Affection and Respect
Here are some things that you
can try to ensure that you handle conflict and
Recognize that you can thrash
out differences and disagreements without
harming the relationship.
Show humor, affection, and
respect for each other when you disagree.
Let your partner know that
you understand their worries and concerns.
Stop arguments escalating by
consciously avoiding the "Four Horseman of the
Apocalypse" behaviors--criticism, contempt,
defensiveness and stonewalling.
Don't continually sidestep
differences, problems, and conflict as this
leads to emotional distance.
Watch this video by John
Gottman where he gives 3 tips on the right way