Stress and Relationships

Spartans for Safety - Healthy Relationships

10 Ways to Reduce Stress in Relationships

  1. Avoid making negative assumptions
  2. Don’t be critical or assign blame
  3. Acknowledge your partner’s concerns
  4. Honor each other’s feelings
  5. Identify the real source of the stress
  6. Treat your partner with respect
  7. Seek opportunities to encourage each other
  8. Differentiate between the relationship and the problem
  9. Reaffirm your partnership often
  10. Get help if you need it

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Source: Advance Life Skills