Giving Up The Fight
- 2014 17 Jan
Someone has said, “You don’t need to attend every fight you’re invited to.” Wise words. There are many you will encounter who are essentially inviting you to a fight. They will do this by their contentious spirit, their biting words, their provocative style or outright attack. Whatever their style, whatever their words, you don’t need to respond in kind. In fact, you have the choice as to how you will respond. Solomon said, “A fool gives vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control” (Proverbs 29:11). Others may say provocative things to us, but we can choose how we will respond. Always keep this in mind.
Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life, 90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and Twitter. Dr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.