Negative power imbalances in your relationship can lead to devastating outcomes. How do you define the balance of power in a relationship and how do you find a healthy power balance? The Relationship Power Inventory is a list of 28 questions designed to help you assess the power balance in your love life.
Good relationships don’t happen overnight. They take commitment, compromise, forgiveness and most of all — effort. Here we offer the latest in relationship science, expert advice, fun quizzes and helpful tips to help you build a stronger bond with your partner.
"Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder." ~Rumi I had one of those really intense arguments with my partner recently, and it made me realize the importance of knowing how to fight well in a relationship.
Ask yourself these questions: “What if the other person had a point? What if I wasn’t being honest with myself? What if I wasn’t taking responsibility for something?”
This will provide a new lens through which you'll see the situation. You might realize that there are things you could take responsibility for, that you were probably ignoring based on your initial triggered response.