You have learned the importance of recognizing your emotional triggers and finding healthy ways to manage these during a “timeout.” But who is supposed to initiate the conversation after the time out? What do you do when you come back to the conversation with your partner in order to solve the issue? And what happens if things get heated again?
The argument is getting heated and you realize you are getting nowhere! What do you do?
Allow the conversation to spiral out of control, get worked up, and risk saying things that will be hard to repair? OR do you recognize that this is happening, and you allow yourself to take a timeout?
What does it mean to manage your behavioral and emotional response when you are upset?
And how do these emotional and behavioral responses impact a relationship and your perception about your relationship?
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