Ending a marriage may be the best course of action when communication and actions between spouses have become damaging or dangerous. Watching for telltale signs that your marriage has become harmful and unhealthy can help you decide if you should part ways with your spouse. Destructive Conflict Conflict in marriage can be productive, if aproached properly. If your arguements are full of criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling, your marriage may have reached a breaking point. Psychologist John Gottman and his collaborator Nan Silver refer to these negative communication styles as "the four horsemen," as mentioned his article "What Makes Marriage Work? Stonewalling--refusing to answer or participate in dialogue, usually happens when negativity has reached its peak and hope for peaceful compromise or reconciliation seems impossible.
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