“What we have here is a failure to communicate!” When Natalie and I were in premarital counseling with Dr. Jimmy Agan, he walked us through the different levels of conflict. He said, essentially, there were 5 levels of conflict.
Level 1: Tension
This is something any healthy relationship faces. People sometimes have different opinions and there is tension. The situation is: “We both want to know how these perspectives fit together. What can we learn from each other?”