Conflicts in a Relationship: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Conflicts in a Relationship Healthy or Unhealthy

Anyone who is or has been married, or has been in the same relationship for numerous years, knows that love and partnerships can be a little difficult sometimes. Though this is not always the case, relationships can sometimes weigh down your finances, your emotions, and your self-esteem.

Some would say that it shouldn’t be like that though, right? Some would contest that if you are in a good relationship or the right relationship, then it shouldn’t be so hard. But they are wrong.

Fighting is good for relationships

There are couples out there who fight a lot. They fight about loading the dishwasher, leaving clothes in the washing machine and the dryer for days, about the tone and tendency of speaking to each other and much more. When we see them from afar, we think “they aren’t gonna last, they seem so opposite”. But on the contrary, what we don’t  understand is the fact that fighting is actually a sign that their relationship is strong, and that it will last.

Reality of marriages

There is a stigma that marriages are either horrible, restricting, and fake, or that they are perfect. The fact is that neither describes real-life partnerships. Because in reality marriages and long-term relationships are challenging. Yet just as hard as they are, they are equally amazing and life-defining too.

Arguments are inevitable in relationships and that is not a problem, really. Why do you ask? Well, because it means that both partners still care enough about their marriage to put up with the other’s less endearing qualities. So, there is no reason to be scared of fights.It’s only natural for couples to argue time and again and there is nothing unhealthy about that.

Nicole Merritt
Nicole is a writer at JthreeNMe, which is an imperfect authentic peek at real-life issues like parenting, marriage, and self-improvement. It is raw, honest, empowering, inspirational and entertaining. JthreeNMe is self-described as chicken soup for those who are exhausted, over-stressed and under-inebriated, yet utterly happy.

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