Understanding Defensive Strategies 3
What strategies do people use to ultimately defend themselves from pain or hurt in a marital relationship?
Being married to someone can definitely bring immeasurable bliss – until you find yourself against a most formidable enemy: marital conflict. Marital conflict is different from the personal conflicts that we encounter on a day to day basis.
This type of conflict is much more difficult to manage because it often arises from opposing interests and beliefs within a relationship where both parties’ strengths and weaknesses are exposed.