Is Parental Fighting Harmful? Does parental fighting mold an infant’s brain, affecting the way he or she deals with conflict later? Why do some children respond poorly when exposed to parental conflict, while others seem [...]
Consider Dan and Susan. Dan balances work deadlines and kids’ soccer games. Susan juggles a full time job, parenting responsibilities and a passion for community theater. Lately they’ve been arguing a lot. After the arguments [...]
Think back to the last fight you had with your spouse. Put aside the “what” you were fighting about and zero in on how you felt.
Were you “flooded” with intense emotion? Did you feel physically overwhelmed? Were your [...]