A partnership built on love and respect

Marriages are supposed to endure good times and bad, but when troubles surface, violence isn't the way to resolve the conflict. Photo: 123RF

A marriage is a coming together of two people and in the partnership, both parties need to be happy. If there is a disagreement or conflict, a couple needs to work things out, decide on the best solution and move forward together, says Karen Lai, women’s rights activist and programme director of Women’s Centre for Change (WCC), Penang.

“This can be done through constructive communication and then deciding how to proceed,” she says.

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