“Another thing that can happen is that people will try and talk themselves out of the emotions and their feelings. And that used to be me. So I would try to tell myself it’s not that big of a deal. Don’t bring it up is just going to cause a fight. And eventually you blow.”
Learn to recognize the warning signs that your marriage could been trouble.
Awareness is the first step in taking the steps to heal and grow in your marriage.
Excerpts from Podcast Episode 3:
Marriage Warning Signs: Toxic Fighting and Brushing Things Under the Rug
It is in important to be aware of the warning signs that your marriage might be in trouble and take corrective action. One warning sign is toxic fighting which can be filled with negative assumptions. Another warning sign is avoidance when couples brush important issues under the rug.
Marriage Warning Signs: Poor Boundaries and Broken Trust
Two warning signs that your marriage might be in trouble are poor boundaries and broken trust. Boundaries require humility and intentionality to protect what matters most. Another warning sign is broken trust. Trust can be rebuilt, but the hurt and pain caused from the broken trust must be healed rather than ignored.
Marriage Warning Signs: Lack of Sex and Becoming Like Roommates
Feeling like roommates and a lack of sex are two warning signs in marriage because they are directly tied to physical and emotional intimacy. A lack of sex can be an early indicator of a lack of connection. And, when couples start to feel like just roommates in the marriage, it is a sign that the emotional connection is dangerously low.