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Why You Should Not Aim for a “Conflict-Free” Relationship

It is a common misconception that a relationship lacking in conflict is desirable. Many couples in counseling report, "we never fight." Although they are experiencing angst, they don't engage in conflict. What is the problem with having a "conflict-free" relationship and "getting alone"? Trusted relationship and couple counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy lays out why going 'conflict-free' actually does more harm than good for a...