Fighting Effectively Keeps Couples Out Of Divorce Court

RedTracker| All couples fight, and it’s hardly a reflection of weakness or a deteriorating relationship — depending on how we fight. Unlike the couple in today’s WSJ article How to Fight Right, Anne wasn’t spared the speeding ticket, in the identical situation described on a California freeway.

Writing about lessons of effective fighting in his updated book Fighting for Your Marriage, Howard Markman, professor of psychology at the University of Denver and co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies confirms that “couples who reported they had negative communication before marriage—criticizing each other’s opinions, rolling their eyes, leaving the room—were more likely to end up divorcing.” Read on at WSJ