In previous sessions we have covered many aspects of the marriage relationship. One theme that should have been central to all these areas is that we want to build ‘oneness’ in our marriages. The opposite of oneness is isolation. Building oneness requires good communication skills, especially when addressing conflict.
When couples marry, it’s like two mini cultures colliding to create a new culture. This process of changing and adapting to one another inevitably leads to conflict. If conflict is approached correctly, it is healthy because it enables the individuals to mature and grow and draws the couple closer together. That’s the exciting potential of conflict