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There is conflict in all relationships. This tip sheet provides strategies for resolving conflicts successfully.
Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship. After all, two people can’t be expected to agree on everything, all the time. The key is not to avoid conflict but to learn how to resolve it in a healthy way. This article provides tips for turning conflict into opportunities. (Author...
Determining how we handle conflict is a good way to assess how well we are functioning in our relationships. This brief quiz can help people realize what they are doing that is constructive and what skills they might want to develop to help manage conflict more effectively.
Even the most loving couple will have conflict at times. Conflict itself is not bad. It is the way people deal with conflict that may cause problems. If conflict does not serve a purpose or solve a problem it can cause disruption and chaos. However, couples who do not have open conflict probably...
This tip sheet outlines ways newly-married couples can maintain healthy relationships by sharing the responsibility for decision making, open communication, and effective conflict resolution.
This fact sheet concentrates on conflict resolution and describes many situations that may cause conflict between couples. It stresses that the important thing in relationships is to be able to resolve these conflicts positively by focusing on ideas, issues, values, and principles thus...
This tip sheet explains the financial realities of divorce. It advises parents on what information is acceptable to share with children during the child support process. It suggests one way to reduce post-divorce conflict over money through an example of one agency in Ohio.
This article is a transcript of the second lecture in the series Asking New Questions, Finding New Answers Contemporary Issues in Psychology. It discusses coping mechanisms for dealing with a mild, moderate, or severely dysfunctional extended family. (Author abstract modified)
This tip sheet provides specific tips to improve conflict management skills. It is designed as an informational handout for families in support of the companion resource for providers, Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Conflict Management. (Author abstract)
This Spanish-language tip sheet provides specific tips to improve conflict management skills. It is designed as an informational handout for families in support of the companion resource for providers, Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Conflict Management. (Author abstract)