Every marriage has conflict–that’s almost unavoidable in a healthy marriage. But how we handle the conflict can help solidify a husband and a wife as a couple, or drive a wedge between them. In conflict, there are two words that can come up frequently that cause tension and division.
So what are those two trigger words?
[0:11] The two words that we need to extinguish from our vocabulary are “always” and “never”.
[1:05] When we use these words, defenses go up
[1:20] These are divisive words and can trigger your spouse
[1:57] Use the go to phrase, “I feel ______ when you ______.”
[2:52] We need to use both emotional and rational thought in our communication with our spouse
[4:50] The only person who is “always” or “never” is God
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