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Taking time out for couples can help to think productively again about how to approach the issue they face

Some conflicts become heated as levels of anger and frustration rise. Rather than speaking assertively, partners begin to accuse, criticize, or yell. Rather than listening actively, partners interrupt, belittle, and ignore.

5 Tips for Using the Personal Stress Profile

Whilst it is virtually impossible to avoid stress in modern society, men and women tend to report slightly different sources of stress.

Women report slightly higher stress levels than men: Stress either begins or ends up in the relationship (Part 4)

Whilst it is virtually impossible to avoid stress in modern society, men and women tend to report slightly different sources of stress.

Change one’s reaction to stress: Stress either begins or ends up in the relationship (Part 3)

In today’s fast paced society, it is impossible to avoid stress in our lives. Stressors being external events which cause an emotional or physical reaction can be handled in 2 basic ways:
1) Eliminate the stressor or
2) Change one’s reaction to stress.

Stress either begins or ends up in the relationship (Part 2)

In today’s fast paced society, it is impossible to avoid stress in our lives. Stressors being external events which cause an emotional or physical reaction can be handled in 2 basic ways:

Stress either begins or ends up in the relationship

In today’s fast paced society, it is impossible to avoid stress in our lives. A recent poll of 1,000 U.S. adults found that 47% of respondents feel more stress today than they did 6 months ago. The number one source of stress cited in the poll was “personal finance concerns” (Booth Research, 2008).

PREPARE/ENRICH: Wedding Stress

Differences and disagreements are as inevitable in wedding planning as they are in marriage itself. This is a good time to learn how to deal with them. Here are some strategies you might find helpful to work through with your wedding plans or to discuss with the couple you are working with:

PREPARE/ENRICH: Stress - Wedding Stress

Differences and disagreements are as inevitable in wedding planning as they are in marriage itself and this is a good time to learn how to deal with them.

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