Regardless of how good a marriage or relationship is, there is always going to be at least some conflict. Relationship coach and expert Jeff Herring suggests three ways to handle conflict in marriage: compromise, co-exist, and capitulation (known as “The 3 Cs”).
Those who are adept at conflict resolution aim to find common ground while also helping the other person so see a different point of view. This blog post contains seven tips on how to resolve conflict so that you can solve problems without forfeiting personal and professional relationships.
In the last few decades, partners have spent countless hours trying to “work out problems.” Yet over and over again they often come up against a major roadblock: they just don’t see things the same way. No matter how long they talk and how hard they try, neither ends up feeling really heard and understood.
Couples are going to argue at some point or another. However, if you make sure that you’re arguing in a productive manner rather than resorting to a shouting match or flat-out ignoring the problem, you’re on your way to figuring out a solution that will not only solve the issue but strengthen the relationship.
Everyone argues at some point, no matter how good the relationship is otherwise. Since everyone argues at some point, how do you dispute personal conflicts without compromising a relationship? Here are some things to think about before, during, and after an argument where a personal relationship is at stake.