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Don't Avoid Conflict

  • We tend to avoid conflict because we believe that it is bad, yet we continue to create it despite the fact.
  • Conflict isn't essentially a bad thing. It gives us the information we need to know so that we could work with others more effectively to improve our relationships with...

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  • Let the other party know that you believe that you will be able to sort out the issue on hand if you both try to understand each other.
  • Give each other the time to express one's experiences and emotions and the space to air out any grievances.
  • Whether you agree with each...

A gem statement is a statement that allows the opportunity to open up a new conversation with the hopes of compromisation and a solution.

This usually involves expressing your emotions with the main issue beneath all the surface anger or any other emotion being experienced...

  • As the conversation comes to a close take the time to reflect back on what you've discussed, the next steps to be taken, and if there's anything left each party wants to say to the other.
  • Remember to ask the most important thing before closing the conversation and that is "Wha...

  • Before you talk to your partner or anyone you have to address an issue with, ask yourself whether you're ready to have the conversation.
  • Think about the things you need to say without being consumed by negative emotions. Are you willing to say what...

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Begin from a place of curiosity

Lean into the conversation from a place of curiosity and respect (for yourself and the other person). 

Even when the subject of the conversation is difficult, the interaction can remain mutually supportive. Respect the other person’s point of view, and expect them to respect yours.

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