#088: How to Lead through Conflict in Marriage with Michael Hyatt

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Picture this: You’ve just finished an hour long argument with your spouse. There was yelling, name-calling and fingerpointing. But then came apologies and reconciliation. So everything was good…until 5 minutes later when you began arguing about the dirty dishes still laying in the sink. And so it goes.

Sometimes marriage begins to feel like one conflict after another after another. So how can we avoid constant arguments? Well, I believe it all comes down to one thing: leadership. And so on today’s podcast, we’ll be talking with best-selling author and blogger Michael Hyatt about 5 ways to lead your spouse away from conflict in marriage.

After successfully publishing 8 books, Michael now runs a company called Intentional Leadership. He and his wife, Gail, have been married for 36 years. They love spending time with their 5 daughters, 5 grandsons, and 3 granddaughters.

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5 Ways to Lead Your Spouse Away From Conflict

  • Clarify expectations up front
  • Assume the best about each other
  • Affirm the priority of the relationship
  • De-personalize the problem
  • Listen more than you talk

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