124 M5 Negative Emotion – Marital Stress

Marital Stress

Definition

Negative energy between Partners in a relationship.

Practical Tips

Communication is the key…decide to talk and do whatever is needed to create harmony between the two of you.

  1. Discuss each others Values (what is important to you both) and respect each individuals individuality.
  2. Ask each other what they want from the relationship, what is missing?
  3. Create intimate time together, plan dates.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to look at our relationship and be aware of what positive action I need to take to make it better.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………Marital Stress is when I am aware we are not addressing our issues.

Example Challenges

I’m going to be squabbling over the Christmas planning with my Partner! (DC046)

Quotes

“The remedy for most marital stress is not in divorce. It is in repentance and forgiveness, in sincere expressions of charity and service. It is not in separation. It is in simple integrity that leads a man and a woman to square up their shoulders and meet their obligations. It is found in the Golden Rule, a time-honored principle that should first and foremost find expression in marriage.”  ― Gordon B. Hinckley

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