Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week, we wrote about how to find a mutual solution in your relationships with our process. Here are some writers on how to avoid and deal with conflict in your relationships.
Conflict Resolution in Relationships & Couples: 5 Strategies “Conflicting goals, motives, and needs can cause stress in any relationship, particularly a romantic one. While conflict is not uncommon, if left unresolved along with related stress, it can damage the bonds that form between people (Overall & McNulty, 2017). If we accept that all partners will disagree at times, we must also recognize that it is crucial to find a resolution to ensure that the relationship’s health is maintained (Grieger, 2015).”
7 Tips for Handling Conflict In Your Relationship “Disagreements happen in all relationships, but what matters is how they are dealt with. The way you deal with an issue with your partner can determine if your relationship is healthy or unhealthy, so here are some tips to keep in mind that will help you handle your next argument in a healthy way.”
Conflict Resolution Mistakes to Avoid “Because conflict is virtually inevitable in relationships (and not necessarily a sign of trouble), you can reduce a significant amount of stress and strengthen your relationships at the same time if you build the knowledge and skills to handle conflict in a healthy way.? Here are some examples of negative and even destructive attitudes and communication patterns that can exacerbate conflict in a relationship.”