Marital conflict is tough. But it happens in every marriage at one time or another. The kiss and make-up part can be fun, but the fight to
the finish wears us out. Sometimes we’re just glad it’s over and retreat to recover. A little alone time is okay after a difficult interaction. Gather your thoughts (and your strength) to move forward.
But on occasion, the conflict has an “afterlife.” It’s the penalty. The punishment that keeps the issue alive with a “you need to pay for what you did,” mindset. It’s damaging. My dad used to say, “I’m in the doghouse with your mother.” And while the punishment is nothing to laugh about, this video can help point out just how ridiculous it is.
Watch it here! FMFunFriday
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