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Effective Marital Communication: Fighting Fair

In this video, sister Hana talks about the occasions when communication between the couples fails and what we can do about them.  

Oftentimes during a conversation, our emotions can get high to the extent that we may hurt each other badly. The technique “fighting fair” ensures that this does not happen, and helps keep fights under control.

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The technique includes the following points:

Avoid name-calling.

Have red lines that you do not cross during a fight.

Regulating emotions.

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Notice the trigger points that bring heated emotions in you

Avoid shifting the topic of the fight.  

For more details, watch the video!

Find sister Hana’s other videos on the series of “marital communication”:

Effective Marital Communication: The Art of Fruitful Communication

Effective Marital Communication: 2. Reflective listening

About Hana Alasry
Hana Alasry is a Yemeni American Muslim community organizer and activist working most heavily with MAS Youth. Her work focuses heavily on Muslim youth development, Islamic tarbiya and the Yemen crisis. She is currently in PA school studying medicine at the University of Detroit Mercy.