The holidays can be a challenging time of year for couples, especially those celebrating together for the first time or as newlyweds.
Conflict can arise between partners when we aren’t mindful of our own expectations and hopes, when our expectations are in conflict with our partner’s, and when pressure (from yourself and others) results in anxiety and worry.
Here is what you can do to ensure a smooth joining of holiday traditions, conflict and stress-free celebration of the season, and a joy-filled time with your love.
We know where you are right now: scared, hurt, alarmed, uncertain, excited, and frustrated. We know—we are there too. This election has been tough on all of us, regardless of where we fall on the political spectrum. It has been polarizing, dividing, and agitating. But, above all—it has been exhausting.