Guidelines for Fair Fighting
Conflict is inevitable, but ineffective and destructive fighting can destroy relationships.
Try this exercise: Review these guidelines with your partner (in a calm moment) and identify each person’s greatest strengths and weaknesses in the realm of managing conflict...
THE GOALS OF HEALTHY CONFLICT ARE:
* Building connection & understanding (not polarization) *
* Achieving mutually satisfying resolution (not “winning”) *
Maysie Tift is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Master Hypnotist with offices in San Rafael, CA and San Francisco, CA.