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Conflict Avoidance Can Be More Detrimental to Intimacy Thax Conflict Engagement

While compromise and adjustment are required in all romantic relationships, chronic conflict avoidance negatively impacts intimacy and connection. Many people believe that a healthy relationship is one in which there is minimal conflict. Perceived indicators of a good relationship included being agreeable, cooperating, and effective problem-solving. But, of course, everyone enjoys getting along with their spouse or partner and feels challenged...