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Sticks and stonesmay break my bones  But words will  never hurt me.
Sticks and stonesmay break my bones  But words will  never hurt me.
Conflict in your relationship must be  managed, not completely suppressed.  Flexible couples are; Creative in problem sol...
Healthy Couples                      Unhealthy Couples91 % resolve problems.                 84% are unable to resolve pro...
1. Heat– issue        2. Fuel – Process   3. Oxygen –negative feelingsTwo common ways we ineffectively         deal with c...
Area of Concern     Constructive Approach       Destructive ApproachIssues             Raises and clarifies issues   Bring...
Area of Concern     Constructive Approach     Destructive ApproachPerception         Focuses on similarities    Focuses on...
Graphics, desktop publishing, sequencing and editing my OCOI Studios              Xhilliwhack, BC OCOI.Studios@gmail.com  ...
Lesson 7 Conflict Resolution
Lesson 7 Conflict Resolution
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Lesson 7 Conflict Resolution

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Lesson 7 Conflict Resolution

  1. 1. Sticks and stonesmay break my bones But words will never hurt me.
  2. 2. Sticks and stonesmay break my bones But words will never hurt me.
  3. 3. Conflict in your relationship must be managed, not completely suppressed. Flexible couples are; Creative in problem solving Willing to compromise Adaptable Able to change when the situation calls for itWhen these attributes exist, Stepfamily couples have the ability to find solutions to complex problems.
  4. 4. Healthy Couples Unhealthy Couples91 % resolve problems. 84% are unable to resolve problems.Over time they weed out unhealthy By avoiding conflict they stockpilerelationship issues. debris in their relationship.95% feel understood during problem 62% dont feel heard by their partner.discussion. They have good listening The end result is feelingskills and affirm each other. disconnected . Fears of another relationship breakup are real.79% are able to keep small 83% turn molehills into mountains.disagreements small.74% have unity in the process by 86% cant even agree on how towhich they tackle disagreements. disagree.90% give serious consideration to 44% overlook or invalidate othersdisagreement and the need to resolve concerns. They dont see the potentialissues. hazards of allowing build up.
  5. 5. 1. Heat– issue 2. Fuel – Process 3. Oxygen –negative feelingsTwo common ways we ineffectively deal with conflict 1. Blame the other personality 2. Bring up old issues
  6. 6. Area of Concern Constructive Approach Destructive ApproachIssues Raises and clarifies issues Brings up old issuesFeelings Expresses both positive and Expresses only negative negative feelings feelingsInformation Gives complete and honest Offers only select information informationFocus Concentrates on the issue Concentrates on the rather than the person person rather than the IssueBlame Accepts mutual blame Blames the other person for the problem
  7. 7. Area of Concern Constructive Approach Destructive ApproachPerception Focuses on similarities Focuses on differencesChange Facilitates change to Minimizes change, prevent stagnation increasing conflictOutcome Recognizes that both win Fails to recognize that when one wins and one loses, both loseIntimacy Increases intimacy by Decreases intimacy by resolving conflict escalating conflictAttitude Builds trust Creates suspicionOverall Humility Prideful, self-focusedPosture
  8. 8. Graphics, desktop publishing, sequencing and editing my OCOI Studios Xhilliwhack, BC OCOI.Studios@gmail.com Cartoons permission by cartoonstock.com Tables and graphs courtesy of Baker Publishing group

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