The less obvious example would be what happens when you stuff your anger and don't express it at all. This usually causes "sideways anger" or passive-aggressive behavior, leading to problems like:
Lack of communication
And, anger adds to the typical marriage problems that are familiar to most of us, such as:
Money problems--spending, budgeting, etc.
Sexual problems--such as frequency and affection
Marriage expectations and roles in marriage--who does what and when, etc.
Issues with in-laws and extended family
Socializing preferences and differences
Did you know that unexpressed negative emotions create walls that separate us from those we love? It's true. It's also true that unhealthy expression of anger can create walls, and all of the problems in the second list above.
How Do You Solve These Relationship Problems?
Let's get right to the solutions:
First things first...take a look at yourself. Sorry, I know you'd really like to fix that other person, but that just doesn't work. You have to come first, for the simple practical reason that you are the heart and soul of every relationship, and if you don't take care of yourself mentally and emotionally, you will have trouble with relationship problems.
If you have your own anger issues, you definitely need to get started dealing with those before you start focusing on your relationship. There are many excellent sources of help for you right here on this site.
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Everyone enters marriage with great expectations. All too often, you may end up disappointed or angry about how things turn out. This program will help you understand your expectations and develop skills for moving beyond your disappointment and become a loving partner to your spouse.
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