Look for the situation that is causing the stress, when you understand the situation, you will understand why your partner is reacting the way he/she is.
Always try to sort things out in person. Avoid texting. There is no tone to go off or body language to see in a text argument. You might take something the wrong way!
Offering support can help reduce your partner’s stress. Lend helping hand, a shoulder to lean-on or a listening ear. Find small ways to show affection and compassion.
This just short-circuits your emotions and can add to the stress.
Use collaborative decision making for a win-win solution to the problem.
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