Dealing With Awkward Conflicts In Your Relationship: One Couple’s Story

When you’re in a relationship long enough, you’re bound to get into some… uncomfortable… conflicts with your partner.

Lincoln Park Therapy Group founder Nicolle Osequeda, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, is featured in this Newsweek article talking about the importance of communication when dealing with conflict and creating positive change in the relationship. Man Accused of ‘Fat Shaming’ Girlfriend After Fight Over His Baking Backed tells the story of an uncomfortable conflict between a man and his girlfriend. According to the article, the conflict centered around the man’s baked goods and the woman’s disregard for the boundaries the man tried to set.

In the article, Nicolle shares that communication is fundamental to addressing this conflict and reiterates the importance that both partners feel heard and respected as they work to find a resolution.

Click here to read the full article, Man Accused of ‘Fat Shaming’ Girlfriend After Fight Over His Baking Backed, and learn the whole story behind this couple’s unusual conflict.

If you’re an individual or a couple who is struggling to with boundaries in your relationship, schedule a time to come in and talk with one of our therapists. We’d love to meet you.

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