Susan and I do not have a conflict-free marriage. In fact, as I watched this role play, in the conflict resolution video below, I was convicted because this exact scene just played out for real two weeks ago. This is a repetitive script that continues to create conflict in our marriage.
Communication is fairly easy with young kids. You have the power and authority to pretty much run the show. Sure, you try to be patient, to hear younger kids out, but when it’s time to direct traffic, get things done or lay down the law, it’s not that complicated. Then, they become teens and things change.
The famous American humorist and actor Will Rogers once said, “People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.” It’s hard to deal with an angry person and it’s even harder when the angry person is your spouse.