6 Conflict Resolution Strategies For Couples Fighting Like Cats And Dogs

6 Conflict Resolution Strategies For Couples Fighting Like Cats And Dogs Conflict resolution strategies for relationships are now important more than ever. In January 2023, when you were making your New Year’s Resolutions about your life and relationship, you probably never thought that you would be ready to call it quits. Conflict resolution is no…

Are You Listening?

Are You Listening? Active Listening is a foundational key skill for a successful marriage that both partners should participate in. Active Listening creates a deeper understanding and helps couples empathize more with their partner’s wants and needs. Active Listening doesn’t mean remaining silent while your spouse speaks. Marriage is not a one-way street, and neither…

Looking for the Baby

Looking for the Baby We have all been in situations in which we feel misunderstood by our partner. We might be left scratching our head, wondering why our partner just doesn’t get us. PACT therapists recognize that such misunderstandings or misattunements to nonverbal and verbal cues are similar to what can happen with babies and their primary caretaker(s). We know from attachment theory that if the caretaker is unresponsive,…