Successful Relationships Reading Corner
In our blog this week, we wrote about how to work through disagreements to reach a mutual solution. Here are some ideas from a variety of perspectives on this.
How to Reach a Mutual Solution in Your Relationship “…when we have a disagreement or we need to make a decision, we find that we can reach a solution without ever having to see each other as being on opposite sides…. We looked into how we were able to do this and identified different aspects which together make up what we call Our Process. You too can apply this in your relationship, and the more you do it, the easier and the more enjoyable it will become.”
How To Disagree Without Fighting With Your Partner “Disagreements in relationships are inevitable in even the happiest partnerships, but fighting doesn’t need to be. Disagreeing in a healthy manner takes conscientious effort, but it’s admittedly a lot less work than dealing with the fallout of a bad fight. Whether it’s disagreeing about something big or small, use these tips to avoid getting caught up in the moment and move through conflicts gracefully and respectfully. ”
How to Argue Respectfully with Your Spouse “So I tried different approaches and found that instead of closing his ears, he opened them. I learned I could disagree without fighting with him. Here are 4 tips (summed up in one word) that anyone can use to learn how to argue respectfully with your spouse. Think T.A.L.K.”