by Sheri E Ragland
Couples often experience the same issues in relationships that revolve around sex, finances, communications, family, career, thinking, and more. Because of beliefs, values, culture, and perceptions, couples practice different strategies to address the same issues. Some strategies work and others don’t. However, couples experience positive results because they find successful strategies to resolve their issues. At the heart of many issues, are the differences in the way women and men think. These differences can cause misunderstandings and disagreements that can escalate.
As a couple, what successful strategy or strategies have you and your partner used to address differences in thinking and prevent a disagreement from escalating? (Briefly describe.)