Did you know research reveals that arguments about small, nagging things happen as often as 312 times per year for the average married couple? That is almost on a daily basis.
Whether your personality is highly expressive or you prefer to tip-toe around conflict, managing your fight-type is a powerful tool for marital longevity and success. Discovering and understanding your personal conflict challenges can help manage the problem when the inevitable happens.
Knowing that you hesitate to act on a problem unless the solution is clear, or the risk is low, or you are impulsive and don’t like details, sets the stage for better communication. Exploring your “hot topics” that spark tension allows you to bring up those matters at a planned time and not when you’re tired or angry.
Conflict is the price you pay for a deeper level of intimacy. When you learn to fight a good fight, you can use conflict to your advantage. The SYMBIS Assessment identifies and explores your fight-type so you, and your spouse, can learn conflict doesn’t need to be threatening – it can actually bring you closer together.