Deal With Problems as They Arise (Day 3 of 5)

with | October 23, 2019

"Hi, I'm Ron, and I'm a natural conflict avoider." Yes, I know this isn't a 12-step group but if you're like me you'd rather avoid conflict than deal with it. My research clearly shows that stepfamily couples who struggle are more likely to avoid their issues which just builds resentment. But healthy couples deal with problems as they arise by taking seriously the process of solving those problems together. All couples have conflict. The question is: is it managing you or are you managing it?

"Hi, I'm Ron, and I'm a natural conflict avoider." Yes, I know this isn't a 12-step group but if you're like me you'd rather avoid conflict than deal with it. My research clearly shows that stepfamily couples who struggle are more likely to avoid their issues which just builds resentment. But healthy couples deal with problems as they arise by taking seriously the process of solving those problems together. All couples have conflict. The question is: is it managing you or are you managing it?

Deal With Problems as They Arise (Day 3 of 5)

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October 23, 2019
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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