COM2006 Week 5 Discussion $10.00
You and your new husband or wife came to an agreement early in your marriage that you both will create a schedule and divide up responsibilities for chores since both of you have demanding careers. In the beginning, each of you was doing his or her part. Gradually over the course of several months, your spouse starts to slack off. At first, you didn’t say anything—hoping that the situation would correct itself. After a while, you found yourself doing everything and were feeling real resentment at having to shoulder all the chores and responsibilities.
In this assignment, you need to:
Describe strategies and orientations for remedying and improving this situation.
Explain at least four strategies or ways to approach your spouse to more effectively manage this conflict.
Explain at least four strategies that the spouse who’s grieved by handling the burden of responsibilities could use to more effectively manage the conflict over chores and responsibilities.
Describe specific suggestions for how the nonparticipating spouse could effectively respond.
Before the end of the week, critique at least two of your classmates’ posts on the basis of the following points:
How well did the discussion of relationship conflict management strategies fit the situation?
Were the strategies or responses discussed from both points of view?
Were there four different orientations or strategies for managing the relationship conflict discussed?
To support your work, use your course and text readings, the Internet, and the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.