I know what you’re wondering: What IS a stress implosion?
Well, you know already, even if you don’t know you know. Stress implosion may be the number one reason why relationships deteriorate, and here’s a very ordinary example of how it works.
The alarm goes off in the morning and you have to get yourself and your kids out of the house, while your spouse is trying to do the same thing. You’re all sleepy, rushed, getting in each other’s way. And as you’re trying to get through your morning getaway, things happen. You can’t find your keys, your partner can’t find clean underwear, one of your kids can’t find his homework and starts fighting with your other kid, someone drops a raw egg on the floor, the toast burns…and on and on it goes.
And all the while your stress level is rising and rising. You’re going to be late for work. You’re going to arrive frazzled. The day is starting off crappy.
And here’s how the stress implosion comes in. As the morning getaway gets (more…)