“In a good relationship, people get angry, but in a very different way. They see a problem a bit like a soccer ball… They kick it around. It’s “our problem.” – Dr. John Gottman (Learn about him here.)
It is normal to experience conflict in relationships. People in healthy relationships, however, tend to work together to resolve conflict rather than placing blame or focusing on the negative.
Check out this HRI resource on Keeping Relationships Strong During Life’s Challenging Times for ways to work through relationship problems effectively and in a healthy way.